ABOUT US

History of Cuming County Economic Development

Cuming County Economic Development, Inc. (CCED, Inc.) is the non-profit arm to CCED, a county-wide economic development organization that works to create opportunities for businesses to start, grow or move to Cuming County, Nebraska. CCED, Inc. received its non-profit status from the IRS in July of 2013. Its mission statement and exempt purpose is to undertake activities to encourage the retention and attraction of businesses in the area to help enhance the county’s economy by focusing on business retention and expansion, people recruitment, business recruitment, community betterment and housing.

Mission Statement

To work in partnership with local citizens in our communities to support the economic opportunities of our county by retaining, expanding, and attracting business, industry, housing, and agriculture.

Strategic Plan

The Cuming County Economic Development believes in being an advocate for businesses and individuals who have chosen to call Cuming County home and focuses their efforts on the following priorities developed by the Cuming County Economic Development Board. View our plan HERE.

Meet the Staff

David Branch, Executive Director

WEST POINT

Email: CCEDdirector@cumingcounty.ne.gov
Phone: (402) 372-6001

Karsten Schuetze, Project Coordinator

WEST POINT

Email: CCEDassist@cumingcounty.ne.gov
Phone: (402) 372-6001

Meet the Board

The Cuming County Economic Development Board was formed from each village and city board nominating one individual from their community and the County Board to nominate five individuals from throughout the county. The representation is an excellent group of multi-experienced business and community professionals. The Board of Directors meets on a monthly basis to address any upcoming events, discuss necessary action on current projects and progress of ongoing projects.

Jon Bailey, Chairman

BANCROFT

Alan Harms, Vice Chairman

WISNER

Bonnie Vogltance, Secretary

WEST POINT

Jon Cerny

BANCROFT

Tom Goulette

WEST POINT

Stephanie James

WISNER

Chet McWhorter

WEST POINT

Doug Steffensmeier

WISNER

Holly Schroeder

WISNER