Industrial Development Board

The Jacksonville Industrial Development Board (IDB) offers one-stop service for the resources and guidance you need today in order to relocate or expand tomorrow. We will provide you with the latest materials which directly address your individual business needs including: site opportunities, existing building spaces, state training programs, financial and tax incentive information and infrastructure availability. Jacksonville has the land, workforce, and incentive programs you need to do business in our community.

Working with Calhoun County’s economic development group, we partner your company with a competent team of experts who are committed to finding the best solutions for all aspects of your business. This team is comprised of dedicated, results-oriented specialists, each with a passion for generating economic success.

Your project will be managed by local economic development professionals who are committed to economic growth within Jacksonville. We utilize the following strategic areas:
– Site analysis
– Workforce development
– Incentive programs
– Startup business assistance

Board Members

Lamar Sims CHAIRMAN
Don Killingsworth VICE CHAIRMAN
Mike Douglas TREASURER
Andrew Carden
Paul Hathaway
Angela Sandberg
Bill Stone

Contact Us

ANDREW CARDEN (ALABAMA POWER CO.)
1004 EAGLE CREST BLVD. SW
JACKSONVILLE, AL 36265
(256) 453-9916

MIKE DOUGLAS (STATE FARM)
1506 BEN DRIVE, NE
JACKSONVILLE, AL 36265
(256) 435-6712

DR. PAUL L. HATHAWAY (MPA DIRECTOR JSU)
408 ROCKY RIDGE RD.
JACKSONVILLE, AL 36265
(256) 689-5955

DON KILLINGSWORTH (JSU GOVERNMENT RELATIONS)
608 13TH AVE NE
JACKSONVILLE, AL 36265
(256) 749-2685

ANGELA SANDBERG (PROFESSOR EMERITA OF ACCOUNTING, JSU)
602 ALMAROAD PLACE SW
JACKSONVILLE, AL 36265
(256) 600-0037

LAMAR SIMS (CHEAHA BANK)
1500 PELHAM ROAD, SOUTH
JACKSONVILLE, AL 36265
(256) 435-0707

BILL STONE (RETIRED ARMY)
210 12TH STREET, NE
JACKSONVILLE, AL 36265
(256) 435-7066