Jefferson City Industrial Development Board

The Jefferson City IDB was created in 1966 to foster economic growth within the City. Its duties include to acquire, own, lease, and dispose of properties in order to promote industry and develop trade by attracting manufacturing, industrial and corporation enterprises to locate in Jefferson City. The board also has the authority to deliver tax abatements, generate TIF agreements and acquire loans and grants for development within the City. The IDB currently oversees property located in the Jefferson City Industrial Park and the Jefferson City Industrial Complex. The board has over 100 acres of developed property available for sale. Multiple tracks have rail access as well. To inquire about available property, please contact John Johnson, City Manager of Jefferson City at 865-475-9071.

Board Members

The board is comprised of 9 volunteer citizens, who serve 6 year terms.

The members currently serving are as follows.

Don Miller, IDB Chairman || David Hensley, IDB Secretary || Wayne Hinkle, IDB Vice-Chairman || James Dean || Tony Pettit || Brian Williams

Chad Orr || Brian Miller || John Schmidt ||Mike Kerr, IDB Attorney || John Johnson, City Manager liaison to City Government

Important Information

To visit the Chamber of Economic Development’s website click here

Derrick Collins

Director of Economic Development for Jefferson City
Office: 865-850-3467
Cell: 865-397-9642

Lauren Hurdle

Director of Tourism for Jefferson City
Office: 865 – 397 – 9672
Cell: 865 – 256 – 0325