A leading Economic Development Force in North Carolina

As Wayne County’s economic department, Wayne County Development Alliance, Inc. is a cooperative public/private, non-profit organization creating economic development initiatives for the advancement of Wayne County and its citizens.

Our Mission

We are committed to the right growth of our community and the continued success of our existing businesses and residents.

This mission is accomplished through the creation of meaningful jobs and purposeful capital investments. The Development Alliance has four main program initiatives: Product Development; Business Development and Marketing; Business Retention and Expansion; and Investor Relations and Development.

Our Team

Our experienced staff is here to connect you with the resources you need to locate and expand in Wayne County.

We’re committed to expanding Wayne County’s business community while improving the quality of life for our residents. We eliminate the red tape and streamline processes so you can get business done here, all without sacrificing the lifestyle all residents of Wayne County enjoy.

We’re eager to meet you and start a conversation about how we can best assist your business in reaching its potential in our growing region.

Mark Pope

Mark Pope


Mobile: 252-559-3907

Julie Graham

Julie Graham

Wayne County Existing Industry Director

Office: 919-731-1503

Mobile: 919-922-5239

Tim Moore

Tim Moore

Marketing and Communications Manager

Mobile: 252-205-4029