Economic Development


The Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation (BAEDC) is an independent organization that serves as a partnership between the business community, city government and public schools. It is governed by a board of directors that serve as representatives of the business community, the City of Broken Arrow, and the school system.

The Economic Development Corporation focuses on creating wealth, jobs and economic growth in the community through attraction and retention of businesses, workforce development and education, and collaboration with regional partners. The BAEDC staff serve the Broken Arrow business community as a source of information and assistance.

Visit the Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation website


Visit the Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation (BAEDC) Website at


Business Attraction and Retention Services


The BAEDC staff provide their expertise and professional assistance to businesses looking to locate, move or expand in the Broken Arrow market. We can provide data on the community, assist in site identification, perform custom research on the market, and assist with applying for state and local incentives. The BAEDC works with utility providers to ensure that when projects need assistance setting up services, we can connect them with the right people.

For assistance locating retail sites, please contact staff for a customized listing of available locations. You can also utilize our award-winning Grounds for Development brochure, which provides an overview of the major developments and sites prime for retail development and infill.


Entrepreneurship and Innovation


The BAEDC strives to support entrepreneurs focused on creating innovative, disruptive and efficient technologies. Our staff provides educational services and networking opportunities to a wide range of local innovators and entrepreneurs. We lead and participate in a number of initiatives aimed at developing Broken Arrow’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, and together with the City of Broken Arrow, we are making strides on the development of a state-of-art innovation district to promote connectivity and collaboration.


Workforce and Talent


The BAEDC aids area businesses with workforce recruitment and training by connecting them with the resources they need to be successful. This includes partnering with area education partners, assistance applying for incentives, and adding  job listings to our website. Broken Arrow has access to a wealth of educational institutions that provide our citizens and workforce Pre-k through Master’s degree education without leaving the city. Businesses can acquire highly skilled and educated employees; the BAEDC assists with up-skilling and retooling employees to meet the needs of our ever-changing businesses. Contact our team if you need any assistance.


Demographics and Demographic Highlights


As the fourth-largest city in the state, we are well-positioned as a powerhouse workforce, state-of-the-art manufacturing corporations, and retail spending power. Please contact our staff for customized reports.

2023 Economic Development Board of Directors

Davis Robson, 2023 Chair
The Robson Companies
Gregory Graham, 2023 Vice Chair
First National Bank of Broken Arrow
Jennifer Jezek, 2022 Past Chair
York Electronic Systems, Inc.
Dr. Steve Tiger, 2023 Secretary
Tulsa Technology Center
Brandy Moore, 2023 Treasurer
Alfa Laval
Steve Allen, BAPS Representative
Commercial Risk Group Inc.
Matthew Adams
Ascension St. John Broken Arrow
Kyle Al-Rifai
Swift Recon
Terra Branson
Clause Law, PLLC
Ben Buie
CJ Maloney's
Jennifer Conway, Ex officio
Broken Arrow Chamber
Jason Hudson
RL Hudson
Chuck Perry
Broken Arrow Public Schools
Jennifer Rush, Ex officio
City of Broken Arrow
Michael Spurgeon, Ex officio
City of Broken Arrow
Mayor Debra Wimpee
City of Broken Arrow