Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development agency for Chatham County. The EDC is a 501(c)3 economic development non-profit that provides support to businesses throughout the county and markets Chatham County as the preferred location for emerging growth companies.
Building on the County's strategic location between the Triad and Triangle, we are positioning Chatham as the preferred location for emerging growth companies. Our policy-driven approach leads us to focus on targeted attraction, retention, and entrepreneurship to improve the lives of County residents. We support infrastructure improvements and preservation of the County's strong quality of place.
View our organizational bylaws (pdf).
Read the Chatham EDC's 2013-2014 Annual Report to learn more about our most recent accomplishments.
Dianne Reid, CEcD
Oversees the Chatham EDC and focuses on attraction
Oversees retention and expansion of existing businesses
Business Services Manager
Serves as the initial contact of EDC patrons, maintains EDC records, and provides staff support to other employees
Maintains the EDC's communication outlets and other strategic marketing activities
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