Maximizing Economic Potential
Located in the city of Pensacola and Escambia County, FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance is the region’s economic development organization with the mission of building, growing and sustaining the economic potential and prosperity of Northwest Florida.
We are maximizing Northwest Florida’s economic potential through economic development initiatives, programs and services aimed at attracting and recruiting new businesses, retaining and expanding existing businesses, developing and training our workforce, nurturing the global contributions of local entrepreneurs, and developing our community and assets to position our area as a rich and fertile location for growth—be it individual, community or corporate.
We recognize and intimately understand the significant impact successful economic development initiatives have on our community—ripples that reach far beyond the walls of our offices, homes and schools, but also the lives of the people who call this place home.
Our Dedicated Staff
Chief Executive Officer
Director of Business Development
Director of Workforce Innovation
Director of Communications
Business Coach and Interim Director: CO:LAB
Our Board of Directors
City of Pensacola
Escambia County Representative
Lewis Bear, Jr.
Lewis Bear Company
Gulf Power Company
Engineering & Planning Resources
An Alliance of Success
Through active partnership, collaboration and cooperation, we are helping to bridge connections, explore new possibilities and expand horizons. We are an alliance of more than a hundred public and private entities, and we understand that in business, you’re only as strong as the company you keep. Here are a few of ours.