Business and Development

City of York Industrial Development Board

The York Industrial Development Board works as the point of contact for existing, emerging and expanding businesses and industries. The goal of the Board is to attract, retain and assist businesses interested in locating to York. The Industrial Development Board works closely with federal, state, local government agencies and financial institutions to provide prospective businesses with a wide variety of services necessary to facilitate a positive businesses experience in York.

Mr. Allison Derby
PO Box 37
York, AL 36925
(205) 392-5231

The Sumter County, Alabama Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber functions as a central resource for Sumter County. Concerned with small business, industry and tourism, the Chamber can assist with planning a local visit, relocation to the county, or business needs.

Ms. Sidney Freeman is the Chamber Director.
502 Lafayette Street
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-1580

Director of Economic Development

University of West Alabama Center for Economic Development and Outreach

Ms. Allison Brantley
Station 45
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-3618

The UWA Director of Economic Development assists with the recruitment and growth of small business and industry to our region, providing regional statistics and site specifications you need to locate your industry in York or the area. They can help you with your location, expansion or workforce development needs.

UWA Small Business Development Center

The UWA Small Business Development Center provides consulting services, educational programs and workshops to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business. From writing your first business plan to opening your second location the SBDC can help you find the resources you need. All consultations are free and confidential.

Mr. Donald Mills
Hunt Technology Building
Station 35
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-3814