About Us

The Jackson County Economic Development Committee (Jackson EDC) is standing ready to help you find your place here in Jackson County, Florida. Jackson EDC is the lead economic development organization in the County. The organization is focused to help with site selection, incentives, workforce recruitment, training, and whatever else you need to be successful here.

Contact us today:
Email royb@opportunityflorida.com


Our Team

Opportunity Florida

Opportunity Florida is focused on strengthening the existing businesses within Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, northern Walton, Wakulla and Washington counties, and the City of Freeport (communities as designated to be part of the Governor’s NW Florida Rural Area of Opportunity). We strive to provide the connectivity, resources, knowledge, and leverage to help make things happen for your business located in these communities. In short, our goal is to create "opportunities" for our regional businesses and workers. OpportunityFlorida.com


Florida's Great Northwest

Florida’s Great Northwest is the regional economic development organization for the Florida Panhandle. The organization is an investor‐supported 501(c)(6) not for profit corporation created to promote Northwest Florida for economic growth and diversification, advocate for economic development issues that affect the region, and collaborate to improve regional competitiveness. 

The organization accomplishes this in partnership with the state and local economic development organizations, rural regional economic development organization, utility partners, private sector businesses, local government, higher education institutions, workforce boards, and community leaders.





4318 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Florida 32446