About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of DeKalb County Economic Development Partnership, Inc. is to improve the quality of life for the citizens of DeKalb County through enhanced employment opportunities resulting from the responsible growth of business and industry.

Our vision:
  • Higher paying jobs from more value added enterprises that would keep talented youth home
  • Maintain current quality of life
  • Countywide economic development office and resources
  • Continue to improve and maintain excellent schools countywide while expanding higher institution and vocational opportunities
  • Develop, retain, enhance, and expand Main Street programs
  • Diversify development throughout DeKalb County
  • Cultivate homegrown industries within the county through entrepreneurship
  • Diversify industrial mix
  • Leverage transportation segment strengths
  • Maintaining regional identity while leveraging county's cultural resources