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Dwight D. Vines
Economic Development Officer
Office: 318.329.2250
400 Lea Joyner Expressway
Monroe, LA 71201
"By fostering economic growth and developing programs that help businesses and entire business sectors achieve success, we strengthen the City. Our work helps create jobs and positions Monroe for future growth while improving the quality of life. We make the City stronger."

Mission: To spearhead Monroe's sustainable economic development efforts.

The focus of this office is to develop, manage, and implement programs that:

Economic Development Office's (EDO) Prioritized Strategy

To accomplish EDO's mission, we will follow a prioritized strategy of RSDA:
  1. Retain - our first priority is to retain viable businesses in Monroe
  2. Sustain - we will work to link existing and emerging resources to help local business sustain their efforts
  3. Develop - through our administration of programs and securing of additional resources, we will play an integral role in developing local business to provide more jobs plus better paying jobs...and
  4. Attract - when and where appropriate, we will pursue opportunities to recruit new business into our community that are a logical fit with our existing core businesses.