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Who Is the EDC

Our highly capable board is ready and able to be your partner.

The Jacksboro Economic Development Corporation is a willing partner for expanding a growing local business, assisting a new entrepreneurial start-up, or bringing a new business to the community. Job creation is our goal, and we are ready to listen to your ideas and proposals.


2020-2021 Board of Directors

  • Bryan Bumpas
    President - Jacksboro National Bank
  • Jerry Graybill
    Vice President - Grabil Oil Co.
  • Lisa Perry
    Secretary - Jack County Courthouse
  • Brad Bouldin
    Treasurer - Bouldin Financial Services
  • Tony Thomas
    Taco Casa
  • Greg Robinson
    Century Petroleum, Inc.
  • Dr. Peter Armstrong
    Live Oak Vet Clinic

The JEDC Board of Directors along with Executive Director, Leslie Chalmers, are committed to an economic development strategy that retains the small town values that distinguish Jacksboro life, encourages cooperation between the city and county governments and strives for diversification of the economic base. The continue to set goals and priorities each year, following a strategic plan, that serves as a road map to our successful growth and community improvement.


Services

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Memberships & Affiliations

Jacksboro EDC

Top 10 Reasons to Develop in Jacksboro:

Centrally and conveniently located to both the DFW Metroplex and Wichita Falls market.

5 major highways intersect in Jacksboro making it attractive for both new and existing business owners.

Developing a 177-acre business park adjacent to beautiful Lake Jacksboro.

Jacksboro is a New Market Tax Credit Designated Area.

Zoning & permitting is a quick and stress-free process.

Utility infrastructure meets the needs of either new or expanding industries.

Competitively priced land and commercial infrastructure.market.

Competitive wage scales

Comprehensive local healthcare system & wellness center.

Rural communities offer a lower cost of living and slower paced lifestyle, making it attractive for workforce recruitment.

Workforce Development

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