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IIowa Economic Development AuthorityContact:    
Debi Durham, Director
200 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515.725.3022


The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) was created in 2011 to replace the Iowa Department of Economic Development as part of the complete overhaul of Iowa’s economic development delivery model.

Our mission is to strengthen economic and community vitality by building partnerships and leveraging resources to make Iowa the choice for people and business. Through our two main divisions – business development and community development – IEDA administers several state and federal programs to meet its goals of assisting individuals, communities and businesses.

Indian Hills Community CollegeContact:   
525 Grandview Avenue
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Phone: (800) 726-2585


Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) is one of 15 community colleges in the state of Iowa. Founded in 1966, the college's district spans 10 counties in southeast Iowa.

Mission Statement

Indian Hills Community College, an institution of higher learning, is dedicated to excellence in educational opportunity, economic development, cultural understanding, and social enrichment. Student learning is the central unifying purpose of the college.

Indian Hills Inn and RV ParkContact:   
Peter Greiner
100 Hwy 34 East
Albia, IA 52531
Phone: 641-932-7181


Albia and Monroe County's finest choice for upscale lodging. The Indian Hills Inn is a full service property, offering rooms with both drive to the door convenience, or with the security guest want with spacious inside hallways. There is something for everyone to enjoy, from gathering with the family around our indoor pool to relaxing in the White Buffalo lounge with pizza. All of our rooms are modern, tasteful and impeccably clean.

Indian Hills Regional DevelopmentContact:    
Dan Tometich
17540 Monroe-Wapello Road
Eddyville, IA 52553
Phone: (800) 726-2585 ext. 1981


Three county E.D. group centered around the IBC -Mahaska, Monroe, Wapello

Indian Hills Regional Development Corporation (IHRD) is an IRS tax-exempt certified non-profit corporation organized in 1988. IHRD's mission is to promote cooperative economic development efforts within Mahaska, Monroe and Wapello counties of Iowa with a focus on the Iowa BioProcessing Center located in Eddyville, Iowa.

As it becomes more apparent that a Midwest location can benefit manufacturers, especially in value-added agriculture, IHRD is ready to assist those companies interested in location in the tri-county area.

Our group is comprised of a number of industry and economic development professionals familiar with federal, state and local programs that can be used to assist new and existing employers. Many of our members are active in writing grant applications to assist new employers and have successfully applied for and received millions in grant and low interest loan funds.

Innovative Lighting Inc.Contact:   
Jim Johnson, Vice President
Hwy 5 South
Albia, IA 52531
Phone: (641) 932-7851


Products: Custom Thermoplastic Injection Molding & Extrusion
Year Located: 1979
Expansions: 1983, 1991, 1994, 1998
Number of Employees: 58
Union: No
Announced Total Capital Investment Since 1985: $1,150,000

Iowa Aluminum, Inc.Contact:   
Mike Lawrence, Jr., Owner
10 27th Avenue East
Albia, IA 52531
Phone: (641) 932-7410


Products: Aluminum Extrusions
Year Located: 2000
Expansions: 2004, 2006, 2015
Number of Employees: 24
Union: No
Announced Total Capital Investment Since 1985: $9,600,000

Iowa Area Development GroupContact:   
2700 Westown Pkwy, Suite 425
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone: 800-888-4743
Fax: 515-223-5719

Founded in 1985, Iowa Area Development Group is the business and community development leader for our sponsors and partners, including over 200 member-owned electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and independent telephone companies throughout the state.

At IADG we are committed to providing consultation and assistance that helps businesses and communities achieve their project development goals. Our team of economic development professionals is knowledgeable, supportive and accessible. We can assist with a wide range of services including marketing, business expansions and location, financial incentive packaging, community resource assessment and other important tools vital to development success. IADG also serves as a valuable resource to existing businesses as we continue to provide services necessary with growth and sustainability.

Iowa TelecomContact:  
Phone: 877.901.4692


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Iowa Trust & Savings BankContact:  
102 North William Street
Moravia, IA 52571
Phone: 641.724.3217