Wood County Economic Development Commission

Jim Berry is a professional Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce CEO. Mr. Berry has operated organizations with up to 24 employees and over 1,000 members.

He is Certified by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives Association and by the International Economic Development Council.

He has been instrumental in locating 13 companies in communities adding over 4,000 local employees with total capital expenditures of $2 billion.

He also has specialized in Organizational Development and Fund Raising. He raised over $2.9 million in Pine Bluff, Arkansas for Community and Economic Development.

Mr. Berry holds a bachelor’s degree in business Administration from the University of Arkansas