The Ozark-Dale County Economic Development Corporation (ODEDC) is a non-profit 501c6 organization located in Dale County Alabama. ODEDC operates under a comprehensive but targeted three-year business plan which is developed and reviewed by investors from public government and private business within the Dale County trade area.

The mission of the Ozark-Dale County Economic Development Corporation is to improve the economy of Dale County through the creation and preservation of jobs and wealth. ODEDC will be the lead countywide organization for promoting and marketing the assets of Dale County for new industrial opportunities and for assisting Dale County’s existing industries in retention and expansion.



  • President: Holle Smith
  • Chairman: Derek Dickens
  • Vice Chairman: Vernon Johnson
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Charles Harper
  • Board Member: Steve McKinnon
  • Board Member: Wiley Lott
  • Board Member: Kevin Smith
  • Board Member: Sammy Judah
  • Board Member: Mark Blankenship
  • Board Member: Vernon Johnson


  • M1 Support Services - Aviation Maintenance
  • Michelin-Dothan - Tire Manufacturing
  • Dale County Schools - Education
  • Dale Medical Center - Hospital Services
  • Commercial Jet - Aviation Maintenance
  • Ozark City Schools - Education
  • Covan International, Inc. - Headquarters and Distribution
  • Wiregrass Construction - Asphalt
  • General Dynamics - Aviation Simulation
  • E & H Steel Corporation - Structural Steel Fabrication


3247 South US Hwy 231
(inside the Ozark Airport)
Ozark, AL 36360
(334) 443-2000

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