Economic Development creates the conditions for economic growth and improved quality of life by expanding the capacity of individuals, firms, and communities to maximize the use of their talents and skills to support innovation, lower transaction costs, and responsibly produce and trade valuable goods and services.
Economic Development requires effective, collaborative institutions focused on advancing mutual gain for the public and the private sector. Economic Development is essential to ensuring our economic future.
Jay Williams: Economic Development Administration celebrates 50 years
Federal News Radio (1/19/2016)
Local leaders hope federal money will help economy
Charleston Gazette-Mail (10/17/2015)
Jay Williams, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show
WXYZ-TV Detroit (1/11/2016)
National Urban League gets $300K federal grant for Baltimore entrepreneurship center
Baltimore Business Journal (10/30/2015)