Inside Oklahoma State Capitol Dome

“OEDC as the Economic Development Resource for Oklahoma, is an organization of economic development practitioners and advocates promoting a competitive business climate through legislative initiatives, coalition building and professional development.”

As the 2016 Oklahoma Professional Economic Development Council (OEDC) President, I’d like to welcome you to our website where you will find information on economic development and legislative activity in Oklahoma. Our Association works hard to educate our members to be more effective economic development professionals. OEDC monitors the activity in the Oklahoma Legislature, and actively works with the legislature to create the most competitive business environment in the nation.
 
If you would like information about becoming a member of OEDC, please contact Nicole Boyles.
 
Regards,
 
Alba N. Weaver, OEDC President & Economic Development Project Manager, OGE Energy Corp.
Date(s): 
09/20/2016 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

September 2016 Monthly Meeting 

Cornell Lee Cross II, Associate Director of Programs for OCAST, will speak on innovative workforce programming and on new support for manufacturing networking and educational programs.

State Chamber of Oklahoma Conference Hall 330 NE 10th Street | Oklahoma City, OK 73104
(405) 235-3669

Date(s): 
08/09/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Legislative Committee Members Only
Meeting Location:  State Chamber of Oklahoma   |  330 NE 10th Street  |   Oklahoma City, OK 73104   |  (405) 235-3669

Montgomery County Action Council (MCAC), a public/private county-wide economic development agency, is seeking an executive director to expand its successful initiatives. Montgomery County is a vibrant manufacturing center in Southeast Kansas. Cessna, Standard Motor Products, John Deere, and CVR Energy are a few of the many successful companies located here. With a population of approximately 34,000 and a one-hour-commute population of over 150,000, Montgomery County ranks 4th in the state for manufacturing output at $6.1billion in 2012.

MCAC collaborates frequently with several local, regional and state partners and the executive director must demonstrate the ability to foster positive relations. A comprehensive and innovative approach to economic development is required as is proven experience in effective project management. Montgomery County has been very aggressive in economic development and welcomes a leader with creative ideas to encourage the growth of local businesses and the recruitment of new industries.

Preferred skills: business development and recruitment, finance, economics/economic development principles, business counseling, grants, marketing, board and community relations, management, CEcD.

The successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Montgomery County, Kansas, if not already a resident.

 Please mail resume with cover letter immediately to MCAC Executive Committee, PO Box 588, Independence, Kansas 67301 or email to pbenson@actioncouncil.com. Salary commensurate with experience; generous benefit package. For more information, call Paula at (620) 331-3830.