The Albion Economic Development Corporation works to recruit and assist business and industry in the greater Albion area. We seek innovative, collaborative, solutions to modern business challenges, always mindful of the rich natural, economic, and cultural heritage of our community.

Staff

Amy Deprez, President & CEO adeprez@albionedc.org

Christine Bowman, Economic Development Specialist  cbowman@albionedc.org

Laura Overholt, Albion Food Hub & Farmer’s Market Manager loverholt@albionedc.org


Board Members

The EDC/TIFA/BRA board is appointed by the Mayor and meets the first Thursday of each month.

2020 Board Officers and Members:

Herm McCall, Chairperson
Scott Evans, Vice-Chairperson
Ed Haas, Secretary
Joyce Spicer, Treasurer

Mayor David Atchison

Johnathon Naracon

Jerome Harvey

Mauri Ditzler

Eric Worley, Ex Officio Member

Dick Porter, Ex Officio Member


Function

The Albion Economic Development Corporation (EDC) manages three nonprofit corporations which work in close cooperation to encourage a healthy and growing economy for Albion. Through management of the TIFA and the BRA, the corporation works to recruit new business to the Albion area and works with existing companies in Albion facing a variety of issues and challenges in the modern business world.

The Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is responsible for redevelopment of contaminated or abandoned commercial and industrial property.

The Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA) plans and administers economic development activities in a special district encompassing the Albion Industrial Park and the surrounding area. Tax revenues from this area are used by TIFA to fund economic development projects.

2018 AEDC Annual Report

2017 AEDC Annual Report