Serving Wyoming County

About Us

The Wyoming County Economic Development Authority is committed to opening our doors for business by providing assistance, services, and information you need to live and work in Wyoming County, WV.

Types of assistance may include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying new site and building locations
  • Funding assistance to address immediate and future needs
  • Technical support and referrals for your business needs

We provide support and technical assistance to existing businesses to address their challenges and opportunities in a strategic effort to retain and maintain employees and sustain the existence of the business.  We provide support and technical assistance to start-up businesses to encourage business planning and packaging.

We offer loans for individuals in Start-Up Businesses and those who have Existing Businesses to provide Economic Development opportunities for Southern West Virginia.  Loan amounts range from $300 to $150,000.  Loan applications are available by contacting the Wyoming County EDA or right here on our website.  The Wyoming County EDA has provided 350 business Loans for over $9,220,000 across the state of WV.

WYOMING COUNTY EDA

Christy Laxton

Executive Director christylaxton@wyomingcounty.com

Laura Roberts-Lambert

Administrative Assistant
Loans and Operations lauraroberts@wyomingcounty.com

Denise Riffe

Administrative Assistant
Accounting and Finance deniseriffe@wyomingcounty.com

board of directors

Mike Goode

President

Frank Mann

Vice President

Sandra Privett

Secretary

Dean Meadows

Treasurer

Mike Goode​

President

Frank Mann

Vice President

Sandra Privett

Secretary

Dean Meadows

Treasurer
  • Christy Bailey
  • John Bailey
  • Jeff Brewer
  • Deirdre Cline
  • Jim Cook
  • Tim Ellison
  • Kevin Gillespie
  • Kelli Karper
  • Dr. Sam Muscari, Sr
  • Tami Morgan
  • Tony Paynter
  • Mike Prichard
  • Terry Runion
  • Barry Smith
  • Bob Spencer
  • Sam Stewart
  • Randall Topping

Upcoming Meeting Dates

Wyoming County EDA MEETINGS 2020

Thursday, January 16 – Download Agenda

Thursday, February 20 – Download Agenda

Thursday, April 16

Thursday, May 21

Thursday, June 18

Thursday, August 20

Thursday, September 17

Thursday, November 19

ATTENTION

DUE TO THE INCREASED RISK OF COVID-19, WE ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSING OUR OFFICES AS OF 4:30 P.M. MARCH 24, 2020.

We are doing our part to help reduce the risk of contamination to our public and our staff and families. We encourage small businesses to keep a watch on our Facebook for updates, but for current announcements, please visit the WV Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) website in partnership with the SBA at: https://americassbdc.org/coronavirus-information/

For assistance with Wyoming County property taxes or license renewals contact the Wyoming County Courthouse at (304) 732-8000. Please call (304) 890-1338 and we will gladly assist you over the phone with your other business needs.