About Us

To aid business development, Nodaway County Economic Development (NCED), a not-for-profit corporation which is a public/private partnership approaches economic development as a team; which means listening to business, identifying needs, matching resources and following through to encourage capital investment, job creation and innovative business development.

Who are we?

Nodaway County Economic Development (NCED), founded in 1989 is a 501-c-3 not-for-profit organization offering highly confidential ??? no cost service. We can do so. thanks to the generous support of investors and contracts with the City of Maryville, Nodaway County and the Maryville Industrial Development Corporation

What's our mission?

Recruit business. Help existing companies expand. Empower community vitality.

What's our goal?

Positively affect job creation and capital investment in the Nodaway County community.

Who does the work?

Featuring award recognized marketing skills, financial expertise and personal business experience, the staff at NCED strives to meet and exceed business expectations. This team is backed by a nine member Board of Directors and resource partners from local, state and federal agencies. Working collaboratively and cooperatively, the economic development team creates a support network with a plethora of tools to encourage business success.

Who do we serve?

We serve all the communities of Nodaway County, MO:

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  • Maryville
  • Hopkins
  • Ravenwood
  • Burlington Junction
  • Skidmore
  • Barnard

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  • Conception
  • Conception Junction
  • Parnell
  • Graham
  • Clearmont
  • Elmo

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  • Pickering
  • Guilford
  • Clyde
  • Arkoe
  • Quitman


Business Solutions and Customer Service

How may we help your business grow?

Nodaway County Economic Development brings together our staff, board member and development team’s expertise to find solutions, do research, develop cases for support and answer the calls to service. Each response and service is tailored to the business and industry need.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Planning
  • Commercialization Expertise
  • Market Profile Information and Analysis
  • Business Finance Development
  • Workforce Recruitment and Training
  • Project Management
  • Problem Solving