Promoting economic success in Benzie County


Who we are

At Benzie Economic Development Corporation, we understand that supporting area business is not always easy. Since 2000, we’ve been helping companies of all sizes respond to industry transitions in order to stay competitive. Our years of experience have taught us to always make your business success our priority.


Our board:

Ed Kowalski         Courtney Gillison

Blake Brooks       Art Jeannot

Paula Figura        Rick Coates    

Roger Griner

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What we do

Benzie Economic Development Corporation provides a broad range of services and solutions to help new and existing businesses facilitate change, achieve their vision and optimize performance and productivity.  This is achieved through partnerships with state, federal and local agencies.


Review EDC and sub-committee meeting schedules, minutes, and documents.


Learn about what we're doing to improve broadband access in Benie County.

Our partners

See state, federal, and local agencies we partner with to support local businesses.