Williams County Economic Development Corporation is non-profit organization dedicated to serving the Williams County Community. Our mission is to maintain a high quality of life in Williams County, through attraction and retention of business by being a premier reference and resource center for all businesses throughout the county. Whether you require information about our fantastic location in Northwest Ohio, utilities or demographic information we are ready to assist you!


Matthew Davis, AICP
Executive Director

Matt Davis was named the new executive director of the Williams County Economic Development Corporation in February 2015. Davis had served with the Maumee Valley Planning Organization since 2009 as director of community and economic development. In that position, he worked closely with officials in Williams County on economic development initiatives and projects. Davis holds a bachelor of arts degree in urban and regional planning and political science from Miami (Ohio) University, and also was certified as an Economic Development Finance Professional by the National Development Council in 2011. Prior to working at MVPO, Davis was a development specialist for WD Partners in Dublin, Ohio, providing client services in site evaluation, risk analysis and planning and zoning.

Davis is a Bryan resident. He and wife, Niki, have two sons, ages 8 and 10.

Megan Puehler, MBA
Economic Development Assistant

Megan Puehler joined the Williams County Economic Development Corporation in June of 2015 part-time, and began working full time in June 2016. In 2014 she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Defiance College and holds a bachelor of arts degree in communication studies, with a concentration in public relations. While holding several leadership positions throughout the Defiance College campus, she actively participated in community choir, Chamber Singers (a student only auditioned ensemble),pep band, and is an Alpha Xi Delta alumni.

While working as a graduate assistant for Defiance College Music Programs, Megan earned her Master’s in Business Administration, and graduated in May 2016. During her free time, she enjoys volunteering, cooking, and traveling.

WEDCO Executive Board

Dan Clum
Williams County

Vice Chairperson
Richard Hallett
Ohio Gas Company

Kurt Roan
Village of Montpelier

Jackie Perry
Bryan Municipal Utilities

Immediate Past Chairperson
Darin Thorp
North Western Electric Co-Op

2nd Vice Chairperson
Randy Mahlman
Village of Edon

Utility Board Members (serving 2016-2017)

Ohio Gas Company
Richard Hallett

Bryan Municipal Utilities
Jackie Perry

Gary Keys

North Western Electric Co-op
Darin Thorp

Board Members

City of Bryan
Doug Johnson
Daniel Yahraus

Village of Pioneer
Al Fiser
Ken Boyer

Village of Edgerton
Dawn Fitzcharles

Village of Stryker
Patsy Mealer
Beth Rediger

Village of Edon
Randy Mahlman
Duane Thiel

Village of West Unity
Dave Colon
Joshua Fritsch

Village of Holiday City
Sean Rupp
Gary Baker

Williams County
Lew Hilkert
Dan Clum

Village of Montpelier
Kevin Motter
Kurt Roan

Williams County Labor
Al LaCombe

Membership Information

As a member you have the opportunity to be a part of strategic planning, training resources, and round table discussions that will help to grow a skilled workforce for the future. Your membership is an investment in the community and will assist in moving Economic Development forward in Williams County.

Suggested Membership Level Benefits
Tier 1 Platinum $5,000
Gold $2,500
Recommended for financial institutions, utilities, and companies with 200+ employees
Platinum- 2018 annual meeting sponsor
4 free reservations to the 2018 annual meeting
General participation fee for Manufacturing Day waived
Featured member on website
Membership recognition placard
Logo on WEDCO website
Tier 2 $1000
Recommended for companies with 100+ employees
3 free reservations to the 2018 annual meeting
Featured member on website
Membership recognition placard
Logo on WEDCO website
Tier 3 $750
Recommended for companies with 20+ employees
2 free reservations to the 2018 annual meeting
Membership recognition placard
Tier 4 $400
Recommended for individual patrons, chambers of commerce and retail, with up to 20 employees
1 free reservation to the 2018 annual meeting
Membership recognition placard

Print 2017 Membership Application HERE

Tier 1 Gold Members


Tier 1 Silver Members

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first-energy                 nwec-logo

spangler-candy-logo       yanfeng-logo


      ohio-gas-company            powers-and-sons-breakout-session-sponsor

Tier 2 Members

20-20-custommoldedlogo         ck-tech-participant    community-hospitals-and-wellness-center

f-and-m-bank             rassini              reifel-industries

rudolph-libbe-group                            Sauder Manufacturing.Event Sponsor (1)          titan-tire

Event Sponsor.Winzeler

Tier 3 Members

Advanced Rehabilitation Technology
Allied Moulded Products
Anderson & Vreeland, Inc.
A-Stamp Industries
Bryan Metals
Conversion Technologies International
Current Office Solutions
Decorative Paint Inc.
Dongan Transformers (Pioneer Transformer Co.)
Edgerton Forge
The L.E. Smith Company
Miller Bros. Construction, Inc.
Pioneer Industrial Systems
Rupp Enterprises
The Mosser Group 
The Ohio Art Company
The State Bank
Unique-Chardan, Inc.

Tiers 4 Members

Altenloh Brinck & Co. US
Andres O’Neil & Lowe Insurance Agency
Bryan Publishing Co.
Coldwell Banker
Current TEK Solutions, LLC
Drs. Behringer, Herman and Eckhardt
First Federal
Isaac Property Company
Jason Dietsch Collision & Customs
Kidston Family Companies
Newcomer, Shaffer, Spangler, & Breininger
Northwest Ohio Quality Consulting LLC (NWOQC)
Northwest State Community College
Penrod and George
Plaza Motel
Professional Polymer Consulting
Stryker Welding
Thiel Construction Co.
Trilogy Wealth Advisors
Universal Industrial Products
Waterford Bank
Wilson Realty & Auction Co., LTD.
Dyco Manufacturing, Inc.

Individual Patrons

Travis Gilcher

Business Members

Bryan Chamber of Commerce
Montpelier Chamber of Commerce
Pioneer Chamber of Commerce
Siebenaler Construction