Ryan Eidson to Join MAEDC

After a multi-month search, the Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Ryan Eidson as Entrepreneurship Specialist. Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge in varying sectors to the unique position. His most recent position was as a marketing assistant for the University of Missouri Press. Ryan begins work with MAEDC on January 3, 2018. "We had a deep applicant pool. In all three rounds of the screening process, Ryan distinguished himself as a quality applicant," said Corey Mehaffy, President of MAEDC. "I have wanted to deliver SBTDC and PTAC services from our office for some time now, and Ryan is a great person to fill that role. For the successf

MAEDC Announces New Board Members and Officers

MAEDC Announces New Board Members and Officers Moberly, MO – During a Board of Directors meeting on December 19th, 2017 several personnel changes were agreed upon for the Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC.) Les Keleher’s term as a board member expired, thus leaving the position of Board Chairman open along with his director’s position. To fill his position the Board appointed Russ Freed of Orscheln Properties. Dean Miller, former Vice-Chair, was elevated to Chairman. Jim Bratcher was elected Vice-Chair and Joe Snodgrass was chosen as the Secretary/Treasurer. Debbie Miller, outgoing director of the Moberly Area Chamber of Commerce was recognized for her long service, and h

Socket Nears Completion on Broadband Expansion Project

Socket is proud to announce the expansion of its fiber-optic broadband network to Moberly, which brings ultra-fast internet and reliable telephone service to approximately 200 area businesses. With speeds up to one gigabit per second or even faster, fiber-optic technology is the fastest, most reliable connection available. Its large bandwidth capacity is considered future-proof and will accommodate increased internet usage for decades to come. “We’re incredibly excited to bring fiber-optic technology to Moberly,” said George Pfenenger, Socket CEO and co-owner. “Fiber delivers the speed, reliability and flexibility that area businesses need in order to be competitive in today’s market.” Const


Dr. Jeff Lashley, president of Moberly Area Community Collage, speaks about the relationship between MACC and MAEDC in workforce development. MACC offers new employee training for the MAEDC workforce including customized training for existing employees.

Franchise Opportunities in Moberly, MO

Are you an experienced operator interested in owning your own business? Are you looking for the right franchise opportunity? The staff at Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation is interested in talking with you. Moberly, Missouri, a community of nearly 14,000 residents located in North Central Missouri has been identified as an approved targeted market by a number of national and regional franchisors. In addition to the population within the Moberly City limits, the community is the regional hub for employment, retail, and entertainment. Centrally located on 4-Lane US Highway 63, Moberly’s secondary trade area comprises more than 18 communities in a 35-mile radius. The trade area incl

Monnig Industrial Park Overview

Bob Monnig Industrial Park is in Glasgow, Missouri. It is a strategic location with a railroad access line (Gulf Mobile and Ohio Railroad), and riverport access at the Missouri River. It also sits on the intersection of State Highway 87 and 240

MAEDC :: Case Study Moberly Air Evac

Moberly Area EDC is excited about Air Evac being a part of our community. They are building a new facility on Hwy 24 and will be fully operational by March 15 if all goes as planned.

Case Study :: Central Methodist University

Dr. Drake, President of Central Methodist University, talks about how CMU trains a quality labor force for the Howard County area. He also talks about the quality of labor that the University hires and the quality of life. Just one more reason to consider Howard County as the place to locate your business. For more information go to

Moberly Area EDC InfoGraphics

The MAEDC Region located in the middle of the Midwest is an ideal place to locate your business. Take this fast paced tour through the facts about our region with this video, and you will realize why the Moberly Region is "The Place to Be".

Inovatia Case Study :: Moberly Area EDC

Tech firms like Inovatia can speak from experience that Howard County Missouri is a great place to locate. There is a highly educated loyal workforce, great access, broad band, and a can-do relationship with local government. Check out for more information.

Howard Electric :: Howard County Business Environment

Howard Electric is a critical player in the business development environment in Howard County MO. There is abundant and economical supply of electric power in Howard County. As an electric cooperative Howard Electric is all about the profitable success of its clients, as clients share in the profits of the cooperative. Learn more about Howard County Business at

Addison Labs :: MAEDC Case Study :: Howard County MO

Addison Labs is a bio tech company that chose to locate in Howard County Missouri. Howard County is an optimal place for such businesses. Watch the video to learn more or visit for more information.

Dura Automotive Parts Manufacturing, Moberly Missouri

The Moberly Area is a robust industrial environment, and Dura is a key player in our line-up. Dura is parts and product manufacturer focusing primarily in the auto parts industry. They have been a major manufacturing force for several decades.

John Riddick of ASI Flex :: Case Study

John Riddick of ASI Flex tells about why his company decided to open an office in Moberly. The labor force and low cost was critical in their decision making. They feel that Moberly is a great place to set up an administrative office.

MAEDC :: Case Study MFA Oil Company

Mark Fenner, Former President and CEO of MFA Oil Company, talks about MFA's recent investment in the Moberly Business Support Campus. Fenner also explains his experience with Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC) and the great business opportunities the Randolph County Area has waiting for you!

J.T. Golden Industrial Park | Fayette Missouri

The J.T. Golden Industrial Park is located in Fayette, Missouri, home of Central Methodist University (CMU). It is a strategic site with 2 buildings on the location. It sits right off of Hwy 240, and Hwy 70 is only 21 miles away. The Viertel Airport is also just 17 miles down the road. With 20,608 sq. feet, a 18 ft. ceiling peak, and an onsite infrastructure, this industrial park proves to be a highly efficient business opportunity awaiting you!

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