Organization

The Surry County Economic Development Partnership is a public-private partnership with leadership from community volunteers.

Community Leadership

Surry County leadership through the Surry County Economic Development Partnership is committed to facilitating business success throughout our western Piedmont community.

Board

Officers

Jud Brown, Chair
Greg Marshall, Vice Chair
Bill Johnson, Treasurer
Jeff Eidson, Secretary
John Priddy, Immediate Past Chairman

2016 Board of Directors

John Geib
Barbara Jones
Josh Smith
Terry Kennedy
Dr. Randy Bledsoe
John Holcomb
Dean Brown
Myra Cook
John Springthorpe
J. L. Lowe
Bryan Cave
Robbie Gardner
Chris Knopf
Paul Nordin
Larry Phillips
Linda Needham
John Lawson
Dr. David Shockley
Randy Collins
Hank Spires

Investors
Become An Investor Business
The Surry County Economic Development Partnership, Inc. is a public-private/non-profit corporation, charted in 1995, that coordinates and conducts the economic development programs for Dobson, Elkin, Mount Airy, Pilot Mountain and Surry County. The Partnership’s network includes the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce, the Yadkin Valley Chamber Commerce, Surry Community College and the North Carolina Department of Commerce along with other state and local agencies and companies. The partnership structure is made up of 26 board members representing the private and public sector. The Partnership’s staff consists of the President, Vice President of Existing Business Services, and Office Manager.
The SCEDP works on three areas; helping our existing industry and businesses grow and expand, acting as a resource to entrepreneurs and small business, and to recruit new companies and market Surry County. Connecting you with opportunity, the SCEDP provides expertise on the county’s real estate and grant availability, incentive proposals, research and demographics, as well as workforce and training initiatives.

Investor benefits

As a member, some of the immediate benefits include:
· Weekly news clips
· Monthly Newsletter
· Website Link
· Listing in Investors resource guide ( put in all packets sent to new companies and inquiries)
· Business Connections and referrals
· Networking Opportunities (Annual Meeting, Seminars, and other EDP events)
· Potential Private Sector-Board Seat Vote
· Legislative Information
· Business Spotlight on web site
· Connections to state, federal, and other agencies that can help your business

Join

Become a member of the Partnership by filling out the campaign pledge form and returning it by mail or email to:

Surry County Economic Development Partnership, Inc.
PO Box 7128
Mount Airy, NC 27030
surryedp@surry.net
(336) 401-9900

If you would like more information about the Partnership, please call (336) 401-9900 or contact us via email.

Our Mission

To Support and Promote the Economy of Surry County, North Carolina and to Assure Sustainable Economic Prosperity for our Residents and Businesses.

The Partnership will fulfill its mission by helping retain and expand industries and recruit quality companies that will diversify and complement the industrial base. The Partnership has played an important role in new business attraction, local existing industry expansion efforts and the continued development of marketable products throughout Surry County. To continue these efforts, we need your financial support.

Website Acknowledgements
Photography used on this site was provided by:

Mark Welker
Hobart Jones
Lawrie Murray
The Messenger: Brook Corwin, Angela Schmoll, Leighanne Martin Wright
Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce: Misty Matthews
Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce: Jessica Icenhour Roberts

Thank you!

Contact Us

Surry County Economic Development Partnership Inc. 1218 State St., Mt. Airy NC 27030
PO BOX 7128
336.401.9900

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