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Office of Economic Development

Office of Economic Development

Mission:

The McNeese State University Office of Economic Development's (OED) mission is to promote and support economic development and innovation in Southwest Louisiana and the state. 

Goal:

OED's goal is to work with businesses, industries, state agencies, and the community to identify and facilitate opportunity to leverage the resources and expertise within the University. 

The University contributes to economic development through creating an educated workforce, leading innovation efforts, offering professional development and customized workforce development programs, conducting applied research to solve local problems, cultivating a regional innovation ecosystem, fostering student business incubation, and facilitating regional growth and prosperity.

Staff:

Office of Economic Development Staff
Title name mail location telephone email
Executive Director Janet Woolman Box 90935 SEED Center 160 337-475-5125 jwoolman@mcneese.edu
Administrative Assistant Susan Clark Box 90935 SEED Center 157 337-562-4593 sclark1@mcneese.edu
Innovation Technology Coordinator Lyle Hardee Box 90935 SEED Center 158 337-562-4592 lhardee@mcneese.edu

The Office of Ecomonomic Development is housed in the SEED Center.
SEED Center Website