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Powered by LAEDC, Propel L.A. acts as a connector among stakeholders. As people, organizations, educational institutions, businesses, and government are engaged, more will be accomplished.

The LAEDC provides the link to these organizations and their progress as they work to accelerate the goals of the Strategic Plan.

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) was founded in 1981 as a nonprofit, public benefit organization, working in collaboration with L.A. County to guide economic development and create widely shared prosperity. LAEDC collaborates with all stakeholders in the region including education, business, nonprofit, and government. LAEDC is guided by strategic initiatives that also connect to implementation of the Plan.

Download the 2016-2020 Countywide Strategic Plan for Economic Development. 

Contact Info

Address: 444 S. Flower Street, 37th Floor, Los Angeles CA 90071 Phone: Phone: (213) 622-4300
LAEDC InitiativeLAEDC Contact
Workforce DevelopmentKimberly Johnson, Workforce Development Manager
Industry Cluster Development DevelopmentCarolyn Hull, Vice President, Industry Cluster Development
Innovation & EntrepreneurshipChris Rico, Director of Innovation
Business AssistanceCarrie Rogers, Sr. Vice President, Business Assistance & Development
Infrastructure Development ConsultingCarolyn Hull, Vice President, Industry Cluster Development
World Trade CenterStephen Cheung, President, World Trade Center
Economic Research & AnalysisSomjita Mitra, Senior Economist
Support and PartnershipsElsa Flores, Vice President, Strategic Relations