Since 1987, the Goshen County Economic Development Corporation has been working to create jobs and empower entrepreneurs.
Our nonprofit mission is “Cultivating boundless opportunity for business and community.”
Citizens and leaders of Goshen County are forward-thinking and supportive of our business development goals — our county was the first in Wyoming to approve a sales tax for economic development.
GCEDC’s work boosts the local economy, whether it’s by nourishing existing businesses toward success and growth or attracting new investments.
GCEDC Board of Directors
President -Bob Taylor, Benchmark of Torrington
Vice President - Kelly Sittner, First State Bank
Secretary/Treasurer - Scott Prusia, Cowboy Ag Finance
Wally Wolski - Past President
Bill Baker, Town of Fort Laramie/Eighty-Eight Oil
Carol Oliver, Points West Community Bank
Colby Ochsner, J & J Ochsner Livestock
Curtis Moffat, Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution
George Siglin, Town of Lingle
Jamie Schaneman, US Bank
Jean Chrostoski, Goshen County School District
Jeff Harkins, City of Torrington
Jeff Jones, Great Gardens
Joe Guth, Platte Valley Bank
John Patrick, Patrick Brothers, Inc.
John Tanaka, UW SAREC
Kenda Knudsen, CPA
Lesley Travers, Eastern Wyoming College
Michael Schmitt, Torrington Livestock
Molly Childs, Banner Health
Rick Hoppal, Torrington Office Supply
Todd Peterson, Pinnacle Bank
Wally Wolski, Goshen County
Zach Miller, Community Hospital
Goshen County Economic Development Corporation is a nonprofit organization, created in 1987 to create jobs, encourage business growth, and build on local community assets. GCEDC enjoys strong support from local business and industry, city and county government, and the citizens of Goshen County that were the first in Wyoming to approve a county sales tax for economic development.
The fundamental purpose of Goshen County Economic Development Corporation is to encourage job growth from primary employers that attract investment from outside the county to inject new dollars into the local economy.
The success of existing businesses is a top priority for Goshen County Economic Development Corporation.