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We all rise together by growing our economy, increasing prosperity, and enhancing our quality of life.

The Monroeville/Monroe County Economic Development Authority works to attract and retain businesses and encourage investment. To that end, we promote the best assets of Monroeville and other communities located in Monroe County.

To learn more about Monroeville & Monroe County, just look up.

Look up at city skylines
Gate Precast in Monroeville manufactured the architectural precast for more than 50% of Atlanta’s skyline.
Look up our homegrown business successes
A can-do workforce committed to unstinting quality has built thriving industries here that include Gate Precast, GP Cellulose, Harrigan Lumber, Fruit of the Loom, Billy Barnes Enterprises, and many other businesses.
Look up our neighbors
Industrial giants like Airbus, AM/NS Calvert, Hyundai, and Mercedes Benz are all easy to reach thanks to our strategic position and superb logistical connections between the state capital, global ports of Mobile and the Gulf Coast, and assets of the I-10 Aerospace Corridor.
Look up to our literary tradition
We’re the literary capital of Alabama, the birthplace and hometown of “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee, her childhood friend and author Truman Capote, fellow Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Cynthia Tucker, novelist Mark Childress, among others.
MMCEDA is a public-private partnership among the following groups:
  • The City of Monroeville
  • Monroe County Commission
  • Clarke-Washington Electric
  • Southern Pine Electric Cooperative
  • South Alabama Gas
  • Crowne Healthcare
  • Harrigan Lumber
  • Trustmark
  • Alabama Power Company
  • Monroeville Water Board
  • Baldwin EMC
  • Alabama Tombigbee Regional Commission
  • Peoples Exchange Bank
  • BD&S Services, Inc.


Darlene Thompson
Executive Director
Jodi Turberville
Assistant Director