Partners for Progress
Since 2010 more than 800 new
jobs and $70 million of capital investment have been announced.

Strategy for Success

Accomplishments
Since the Committee of 100 was formed, it has provided resources and funding to Burke Development, Inc. (BDI), the economic development organization for Burke County. This private sector support has aided BDI’s recent successes including... Recruitment of new companies
• Geiger
“We definitely made the right decision coming to Burke County. Everyone was very helpful. They told us they were very interested in furniture returning to the area and they have backed it up with their actions.”
-Jay Rubino, Geiger International • Ekornes
“With the positive and professional attitude of BDI, including their willingness to accommodate our needs, the decision to locate in Burke County was easy.” -Rolf Aarseth, Ekornes Existing industry expansions
• American Roller Bearings
• Case Farms
“During the height of our expansion project we partnered with BDI and they were instrumental in helping us. Their expertise and enthusiasm for helping local businesses grow is an asset to the area and to local businesses as well.” -Charles Rigdon, Case Farms • Ice River Springs
• Caterpillar
• Leviton
• Kellex Seating