Delaware Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Delaware Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Delaware Governor John C. Carney Jr.

Delaware Governor
John C. Carney Jr.

  • Capital: Dover
  • Population (2018 Est.): 967,171
  • Largest Cities (2018): Wilmington, 70,635; Dover, 38,079; Newark, 33,673; Middletown, 22,582; Smyrna, 11,580
  • Targeted Industries: Manufacturing & Logistics, Business & Financial Services, Food & Agriculture, Science & Technology, Education & Healthcare
  • Key Incentives: Delaware Strategic Fund, New Economy Jobs Tax Credit, New Business Facility Tax Credit, Angel Investor Tax Credit, R&D Tax Credit, Downtown Development Districts Program, Transportation Infrastructure Investment Fund, Workforce Training Grants, EDGE Grants (Encouraging Development, Growth & Expansion)
  • GDP (All Industry 2018): $73.5 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce


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State Listings

Delaware Division of Small Business

Damian DeStefano
Division Director
99 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
[email protected]

Delaware Prosperity Partnership

Kurt Foreman
President & CEO
One Commerce Center, 1201 North Orange Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
[email protected]

Delaware Small Business Development Center

Denita Thomas
Associate State Director
1 Innovation Way, Suite 301
Newark, DE 19711
[email protected]

Delaware State Chamber of Commerce

Michael Quaranta
P.O. Box 671
Wilmington, DE 19899
[email protected]

Utility Listings

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation

Stephen Thompson
Senior Vice President
909 Silver Lake Boulevard
Dover, DE 19904
302-734-6799, ext. 6027
[email protected]

Regional Listings

Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce

Lauren Weaver
Executive Director
36913 Coastal Highway
Fenwick Island, DE 19944
302-539-2100, ext. 118
[email protected]

Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce

Judy Diogo
435 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
[email protected]

Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce

Lynn Harman
Executive Director
26673 Sussex Highway, P.O. Box 26
Seaford, DE 19973
[email protected]

County Listings

Kent Economic Partnership

Linda Parkowski
Executive Director
555 Bay Road
Dover, DE 19901
[email protected]

New Castle County Chamber of Commerce

Bob Beichner
Director of Economic Development & Business Incubation
920 Justison Street, Wilmington Riverfront
Wilmington, DE 19801
[email protected]

Sussex County Economic Development

William Pfaff
2 The Circle, P.O. Box 589
Georgetown, Delaware 19947
[email protected]

City Listings

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, Inc.

Jo Schmeiser
Executive Director
24 NW Front Street, Suite 101
Milford, DE 19963
[email protected]

City of Seaford

Trisha Newcomer
Director of Economic Development & Community Relations
414 High Street
Seaford, DE 19973
[email protected]

City of Wilmington Office of Economic Development (OED)

Jeffrey C. Flynn
Louis L. Redding City/County Building, 800 North French Street, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
[email protected]

Downtown Dover Partnership

Diane Laird
101 West Loockerman Street, Suite 1A
Dover, DE 19904
[email protected]

Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce

Karen Duffield
Executive Director
229 East Market Street, P.O. Box 1
Georgetown, DE 19947
[email protected]

Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce

Amy Simmons
Executive Director
322 Wilson Highway, P.O. Box 1987
Millsboro, DE 19966
[email protected]

Lewes Chamber of Commerce

Betsy Reamer
Executive Director
120 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
[email protected]

Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce

Roxane Ferguson
Executive Director
1050 Industrial Drive, Suite 110
Middletown, DE 19709
[email protected]

Newark Planning & Development Department

Mary Ellen Gray
220 South Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
[email protected]

Rehoboth-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce

Carol Everhart
President & CEO
501 Rehoboth Avenue, P.O. Box 216
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
302-227-2233, ext. 13
[email protected]