Economic Development Authority

Growing Business in Carroll


The Economic Development Authority (EDA) was created by the Carroll County Board of Supervisors pursuant to the Industrial Development and Revenue Bond Act, Title 15.1, Chapter 33 of the Code of Virginia 1950, for the purposes of promoting industry, development of trade by inducing manufacturing, industrial, governmental and commercial enterprises to locate in or remain in Carroll County, and furthering  the use of the County’s agricultural products and natural resources.  

The EDA furthers its objectives through the development of publicly-owned industrial parks and financing assistance for the attraction of new or expansion of existing industry within the County. The EDA is composed of a seven-member Board of Directors appointed by the Board of Supervisors for staggered  four year terms. 

Mission Statement:  
To promote a vibrant, diversified, and sustainable economy to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Carroll County.

 Code of Conduct

The Economic Development Authority of Carroll County, Virginia  promise the following when conducting the EDA's business: 

  • Confidentiality - Confidentiality is extremely important to any economic development project. We are committed to our prospects and fully understand and respect the need of confidentiality.
  • Transparency - EDA members promise timely and honest information that is as accurate as possible when it becomes appropriate to provide it.

Contact Information

(276) 730-3001

Officers and Members

  • Larry Edwards - Chairman
  • Martin Slate - Vice Chairman
  • Greg Hawks
  • Richard Sowers
  • Kay Carter
  • Marty Hall
  • Jeff Johnson