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About

The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada

Our Mission

The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) is a private/public partnership established in 1983, committed to adding quality jobs to the region by recruiting new companies, supporting the success of existing companies, and assisting newly forming companies, to diversify the economy and have a positive impact on the quality of life in Greater Reno-Sparks.

Our Focus

EDAWN is focused on assisting primary companies that produce goods and services in Greater Reno-Sparks and exports the majority  of those goods and services, bringing in “new” money into the community.

Our Role

We assist new companies interested in relocating to the area or existing company expansions by providing the following services:

  • Real estate selection
  • Permitting, licensing
  • Data sourcing
  • Public relations
  • Access to key community members
  • Access to workforce resources
  • Conduct competitive analysis
  • Secure State business incentives/tax abatements

EDAWN’s Strategic Plan

As part of EDAWN’s role in ReCharge Nevada’s efforts to continue the region’s economic diversification, EDAWN has submitted a Three-Year Economic Development Strategic Plan to the State.

This plan reflects input from our economic development partners, stakeholders and several companies in our target industries:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Distribution, Logistics & E-Commerce
  • Back office, Business Support & Data Centers
  • Clean Energy
  • Financial & Tangible Assets
  • Aerospace, Aviation, Defense
  • Headquarters of any industry type
Strategic Plan Part 1
Strategic Plan Part 2
Strategic Plan Part 3

EDAWN Board of Trustees

View the Board of Trustees

EDAWN Team

Kazmierski

775-829-3711
kazmierski@edawn.org

Matteoni

775-829-3711
matteoni@edawn.org

775-829-3727
mcelroy@edawn.org

Thomas2

775-829-3731
sthomas@edawn.org

McCormick

775-829-3719
mccormick@edawn.org

Erwin

775-829-3705
erwin@edawn.org

775-829-3720
ault@edawn.org

775-829-3704
imsdahl@edawn.org

McArdle

775-829-3707
mcardle@edawn.org

Cotta5

775-829-3736
cotta@edawn.org

775-829-3768
yamaji@edawn.org

775-829-3702
pheasant@edawn.org

775-829-3712
egan@edawn.org

775-829-3700
pitts@edawn.org