Creating a framework for a resilient economy

As Wyoming’s economic development agency, the Wyoming Business Council has been entrusted to cultivate economic opportunities for current and future generations of Wyomingites. With a wide breadth of experience in recruitment, development, and investment services, the WBC works hard to create aeconomic framework so that Wyoming businesses and communities can thrive. 

Who We Are

Created in 1998, the Wyoming Business Council is a team of passionate professionals with a Board of Directors consisting of 13 business leaders from across the state. Governor Mark Gordon serves as co-chair of the board. With experience ranging from Fortune 500 companies, community banks, local and state governments, non-profit entities, private businesses, and economic development organizations, our team brings a wealth of expertise and deep local knowledge to Wyoming’s economic and community development efforts.  


Headquartered in Cheyenne with offices in Baggs, Casper, Cody, Evanston, Lander, Torrington, and Wright.  

We are leading the charge for economic development and resiliency in our state.

What We Do

Through leadership and expertise, the Wyoming Business Council is building a framework that enables our communities to drive innovation, recruit new business development, increase export markets, foster startups, and champion the businesses that call Wyoming home. Our programs and funding mechanisms empower Wyoming businesses, communities, and citizens by increasing growth opportunities, economic resiliency, and quality of life. 


It is our mission to create diverse, broad, and lasting growth so Wyoming can prosper no matter the economic climate or status of individual sectors. Through policies, programs, and funding mechanisms, the Business Council supports businesses to start, grow, and thrive. Because healthy businesses build wealth, security, and infrastructure for all of Wyoming.