Who We Are

Princeton Economic Development Authority was formed in 2021 to expand, cultivate, and support commerce within the City.

PEDA is made up of individuals within our community to help create ideas, gather funds, and support businesses, both small and large. Learn more about who we are and what we can do for your business or organization.

What We Do

Princeton Economic Development Authority works with businesses and community members to expand and grow the City of Princeton, WV.

We work to help businesses create business plans, find a property, make connections, and more.

Heart of Mercer Co.

The City of Princeton is located right in the heart of beautiful Mercer County, WV, and is the seat of the Mercer County Courthouse.

Our Mission

The mission of Princeton Economic Development Authority is to unite with members of our community to create ideas, gather funds, support commerce, and encourage growth of our local economy.

Our Vision

The vision of Princeton Economic Development Authority is to accelerate and transform the City of Princeton into a destination for business, industry, family, and community.

Meet Our Board

Sam Lusk, PEDA Director

Sam Lusk

PEDA Director
Will Stafford, PEDA Board Chairman

Will Stafford

PEDA Board Chairman
Dewey Russel, PEDA Board City Council Representative

Dewey Russell

Princeton City Council PEDA Representative
Rick Allen, PEDA Board Member

Rick Allen

PEDA Board Member
Al Boland, PEDA Board Member

Al Boland

PEDA Board Member
Dave Cole, PEDA Board Member

Dave Cole

PEDA Board Member
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Jack Fredeking

PEDA Board Member
Roger Griffith, PEDA Board Member

Roger Griffith

PEDA Board Member
Joe Keatley, PEDA Board Member

Joe Keatley

PEDA Board Member
Paula King, PEDA Board Member

Paula King

PEDA Board Member
Lee Ross, PEDA Board Member

Lee Ross

PEDA Board Member
Ty Smith, PEDA Board Member

Ty Smith

PEDA Board Member
Leslie Wellman, PEDA Board Member

Leslie Wellman

PEDA Board Member