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
The Department of Economic Development's (DED) mission is achieved through a focus on four strategic priorities. The following each priority are examples of projects that support the goals and objectives of DED.
Business creation - entrepreneurship, start-ups, etc.
Business retention and expansion
Business Infrastructure Advocacy
Adequate water and sewer capacity
Frederick Municipal Airport
Arts and Entertainment District
Carroll Creek Park
Downtown Hotel and Conference Center
Support of the Main Street program (Downtown Frederick Partnership)