Our Team and Partners

 
Team Member:
  • The City of Fort Wayne
    Fort Wayne Community Development Division
    Name: Elissa McGauley, Economic Development Specialist
    (O) 260.427.2162


Partners:
    
       


The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership was formed in 2006 to help build a globally competitive economy in a 10-county region in Northeast Indiana. It is a public-private partnership focused on generating business leads and building regional capacity through product development and effective regional collaboration. By collaborating closely with economic development partners at the state, regional and local level, the Partnership is able to pool resources and serve as a single point of contact to businesses by working as a unified team. 
 


Greater Fort Wayne Inc. is the new organization that unifies the Fort Wayne‐Allen County Economic Development Alliance and the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, serving as a single point of contact for economic growth in Greater Fort Wayne. Together, we're growing a more prosperous, vibrant community in Greater Fort Wayne. To learn more about Greater Fort Wayne Inc.
 
 

 
 
The Noble County Economic Development Corporation has worked to build relationships with businesses and industries in Noble County since 2006. Working to attract new businesses to the area, they’ve assisted industries with expansion projects, tax abatement applications and securing of training grants, among many others.  
 



Located in the heart of Bluffton, Indiana, Wells County Economic Development is committed to attracting and retaining the best businesses and workers, with a focus on coordinating community-wide efforts to facilitate economic growth.  
 
 
The Adams County Economic Development Corporation aims to create an environment for businesses to thrive. It works with current and potential businesses to create jobs and foster community development and growth.
 
 
 

The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) works with regional and state partners to support and encourage our clients’ business development efforts. Whitley County continues to take a progressive approach to economic development, for instance creating and supporting one of the largest Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Districts in the State of Indiana.

 
 
 

Huntington County Economic Development provides area businesses assistance in growth and establishing locations in the area. Serving approximately 38,000 county citizens, the community is large enough to accommodate business needs and small enough for each business to become a leader in the community.

 
 
The Economic Development Group of Wabash County is dedicated to providing consultants, site selectors and business leaders the information and opportunities necessary to expand, start or relocate businesses in Wabash County, Indiana. They work closely with state, city and county government, along with other economic development organizations, to provide for the economic development needs of the community.
 
 
 
DeKalb County has "small town” amenities that are complimented with the attributes of a nearby metropolitan area. Ample land, excellent infrastructures, low ongoing operating costs, and its physical location provide a logistical advantage to industry. The DeKalb County Economic Development Partnership, Inc. is the one-stop shop and coordinator for current and prospective area businesses’ development needs 
 

 
 

The LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation is the single point of contact for economic development efforts in LaGrange County, Indiana.  Indiana is the newest state to adopt the right-to-work principle, which prohibits compulsory union membership in a workplace.  We work with regional, state and federal partners to support and encourage our clients’ business development endeavors. Our approach centers on four main areas of concentration: business retention and expansion, business attraction, entrepreneurial development and improving overall quality of life. 

 
 

Blackford County in East Central Indiana, was founded in 1839. Located 7 miles east of Interstate 69, Blackford County is comprised of two primary cities:Hartford City, the county seat, and Montpelier, its nearby neighbor.
 
 
Jay County is bounded on the north by Adams and Wells Counties, on east by Mercer and Darke Counties, Ohio, and on the south by Randolph County and on the west by Delaware and Blackford Counties. The area of the county is 377 square miles, or 241,692 acres. In 1860 the population was 11,378 and in 1870 14,979.
 
 
Steuben County is a vibrant and innovative community perfectly located in America's industrial Midwest. Interstate highways, Indiana Northeastern Railroad, and the Tri-State Steuben County Airport assure excellent connections for people and freight. Trine University, with renowned engineering and business schools, is a tremendous asset for businesses in the region, as well as entrepreneurial ideas and activities.