Mission Statement

To encourage and facilitate the attraction of corporate investment and jobs throughout Hamilton County, Indiana in order to expand the county’s nonresidential tax base.

Our Services

The Hamilton County Economic Development Corporation provides a variety of economic development-related services to meet the needs of business and government. 

Key services are:

  • Attracting new business to the county
  • Promoting entrepreneurship and new business startups
  • Collecting and preparing demographic reports keyed to communities, the county or specific locations 
  • Maintaining a database of available sites and buildings in the county
  • Providing a web presence to expedite the distribution of Hamilton County information to the national and international marketplace
  • Preparing economic impact reports to assist local communities in evaluating potential projects
  • Assisting businesses in understanding financial resources available from state and local government for relocating and expanding businesses
  • Assisting communities in developing economic development strategies and policies that enhance their positioning and competitiveness in the marketplace


The Hamilton County Economic Development Corporation was created in 1992 to act as the county’s economic development organization. The HCEDC is an independent, private not-for-profit organization 501(c)4, funded by the public sector 71 percent and private sector 29 percent. Governed by an Executive Committee and a board of directors, the HCEDC is charged with serving Hamilton County’s eight communities and nine townships.

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President & CEO
Ellison Lugo
Vice President
Research Manager
Digital Marketing Coordinator