About Us

The Ozark-Dale County Economic Development Corporation (ODEC) is a non-profit 501c6 organization located in Dale County Alabama. ODEC operates under a comprehensive but targeted three-year business plan which is developed and reviewed by investors from public government and private business within the Dale County trade area.

The mission of the Ozark-Dale County Economic Development Corporation is to improve the economy of Dale County through the creation and preservation of jobs and wealth. ODEC will be the lead countywide organization for promoting and marketing the assets of Dale County for new industrial opportunities and for assisting Dale County’s existing industries in retention and expansion.

Staff

Veronica Crock, Executive Director
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Ann Phillips, Office Manager
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Stephanie Blankenship
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 (334) 443-2000

Board of Directors

  • Executive Director: Veronica Crock
  • Chairman: Tom Kirk
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Charles Harper
  • Board Member: Billy Blackwell
  • Board Member: Frank Garrett
  • Board Member: Stacey Hughes
  • Board Member: Derek Dickens
  • Board Member: Doug Williamson
  • Board Member: Jimmy Copeland

Investor Roster

  • Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union
  • Alabama Power Company
  • Barefield’s Store for Men
  • Bevis, Eberhart, Browning, Walker & Stewart, PC
  • Billy and Berta Blackwell
  • Bradley, Schmidt & Carn Architecture, PLLC
  • Brauer Aerospace Products, Inc.
  • Charles E. Smith, DMD
  • Circle Insurance
  • City of Daleville
  • City of Ozark
  • Commercial Bank
  • Community Bank and Trust (CB&T)
  • Dale County Commission
  • Dale Medical Center
  • Frank & Anita Garrett
  • Frit Industries
  • Hughes Construction Services, LLC
  • J. Michael Lee Associates
  • Joseph H. Adams, Editor & Publisher, The Southern Star
  • The Kearns Group
  • Martindale Properties, LLC
  • Ozark Striping Company
  • Pea River Electric Cooperative
  • Polyengineering
  • Premier Carpet Care
  • Southeast Alabama Gas
  • Tom Kirk
  • Troy Bank & Trust
  • Troy Cable
  • Utilities Board of Ozark