JOINT PRESS RELEASE FROM: JOHNSON COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (JCEDC) & UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI (UCM) JULY 14, 2023(WARRENSBURG, MO) Governor Parson’s recent signing of sections of the Appropriations HB 19 marks a significant milestone for economic growth in the Warrensburg area. We are pleased to announce that two crucial provisions within the bill, section 19.416 and section 19.321, have … Read More
Johnson County, we need your help for broadband development! Help map the broadband gap! Missouri’s Office of Broadband Development wants to connect all Missourians to reliable high-speed internet. Go to ded.mo.gov/getconnected and check the FCC map to see if you’re listed correctly. Don’t wait – the deadline is January 13, 2023! Click HERE for easy steps on how to challenge … Read More
The 2022 Top 20 Major Employers in Johnson County, Missouri employ 14,500 people. This includes both private and public employees. Below is a breakdown of the 2022 Top 20 Major Employers. The employment data was provided to JCEDC by a Company Representative in the 3rd Quarter of 2022.
(WARRENSBURG, MO) Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) recently launched a new online resource, the Johnson County, Missouri Economic Data Dashboard. Powered by Townfolio, a web-based API dashboard used to view, compare, and benchmark municipalities across the United States and Canada, this new resource offers current economic, demographic, and workforce information. Users can compile data for Johnson County, Missouri within … Read More
(Warrensburg, MO) Bar-B Mercantile is the latest business venture for Lisa S. Dean, long-time Johnson County entrepreneur and champion for gift and décor items that are handmade and homegrown in the heartland. For years, Dean has been specializing in giving items with an old story a new chapter by repurposing the items or giving them new life, and honoring their … Read More
(WARRENSBURG, MO) Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) is pleased to announce the recent addition of Sandra Elwell, who will join the JCEDC team as a Small Business Development Counselor. Elwell will focus on small business counseling and support for Johnson County’s existing small businesses and its emerging entrepreneurs. Elwell brings with her over 20 years of experience in business … Read More
Due to anticipated inclement weather, the original event scheduled for Thursday, March 10th has been rescheduled as detailed below. LENEXA, KAN. (MAR. 1, 2022) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Kansas State University (K‐State) Technical Assistance for Brownfields (TAB) program will partner to host a Community Input Session about the potential future redevelopment of the former Martha … Read More
JCEDC enjoys the involvement of community and development professionals who volunteer their valuable time to serve on our Board of Directors. Of the current 14-member Board, 5 members are elected to serve annually on the Executive Committee. The committee is the main leadership for the board and organization and is composed of the following professionals: PRESIDENT: Taylor Elwell, Mayor of … Read More
Pictured above, L to R: L to R: Josh Beebe, U.S. Bank; Taylor Elwell, JCEDC; MaryBeth Martin, U.S. Bank; Jamie List, U.S. Bank; and Tracy Brantner, JCEDC (Warrensburg, MO) U.S. Bank representatives Josh Beebe, MaryBeth Martin, and Jamie List presented a $10,000 check to Johnson County Economic Development (JCEDC) President Taylor Elwell and Director Tracy Brantner in support of JCEDC’s … Read More
The 2021 Top 20 Major Employers in Johnson County, Missouri employ 14,475 people. This includes both private and public employees. Below is a breakdown of the 2021 Top 20 Major Employers. The employment data was provided to JCEDC by a Company Representative in the 3rd Quarter of 2021.