Mission The City of Frederick Department of Economic Development strives to increase economic opportunity for Frederick by supporting and promoting a community where businesses and residents can thrive.
Director of Economic Development - Richard G. Griffin, AICP, CEcD
Manager of Economic Development - Mary Ford-Naill
Business Development Specialist - Becky Kaler
Economic Development Specialist - Donna Goff
DED's mission is achieved through a focus on four strategic priorities. Below each priority are examples of projects that support the goals and objectives of DED.
Business retention and expansion
Business creation - entrepreneurship, start-ups, etc
Business infrastructure advocacy
Frederick Municipal Airport
Adequate water & sewer capacity
Support of the Main Street program (Downtown Frederick Partnership)