Mills County Economic Development

Rick L. Allely, CEcD, MCRP

Economic Director

403 Railroad Avenue
Glenwood, Iowa 51534
Phone : 712-302-7010
Toll-free : 712-527-8114
Fax : N/A
Email :
Website :

Targeted Industries

•   Alternative Energy & Fuels
•   Bio & Pharmaceuticals
•   Food & Agriculture Related
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution
•   Manufacturing
•   Metals
•   Plastics

About Mills County Economic Development

The Mills County Economic Development Foundation, Inc. (MCEDF) is a nonprofit promoting economic development growth within Mills County.  MCEDF’s goal is to advance the interest of Mills County and improve the business climate and economic conditions. Our growth agenda includes the retention and expansion of existing firms, development of shovel ready industrial sites, new housing opportunities, and the attraction and startup of high value firms providing long term growth and vitality of the County and Region. The Mills County Economic Development Foundation assists new and existing businesses with information for location, relocation, expansion, and retention. We maintain a database of available commercial and industrial properties to respond to inquiries quickly. We work closely with key partners including IEDA, IWCC, MidAmerican Energy, Black Hills Energy, Western Iowa Networks and other utility partners that serve our Region.  Mills County is ready to work with you and our partners to find a location that presents the opportunity for a positive return on investment and a high quality of life.  We get it!  You need the labor, the site, proper infrastructure, and a positive business climate that enables your company and employees to achieve success.  Site specific information and additional resources can be found at or by calling Rick L. Allely, CEcD MCRP at 712-302-7010.


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