Orange County EDC Become a Member

The Orange County Economic Development Corporation was formed in 2003 to better serve the economic development needs of Orange County. The County of Orange, the Orange County Port and Navigation District and the Cities of Bridge City, Orange, Pinehurst, Vidor and West Orange realized the strengths gained by pooling resources to attract quality jobs and investments to Orange County. The Corporation is staffed by a full-time economic development professional and provides services to assist new and existing businesses expand or relocate to Orange County.

Executive Director
123 S. 6th Street
Orange, Texas 77630
O 409.883.7770 | C 409.540.9338


 Barry Burton

Barry Burton

Orange County - Commissioner

Board President

Judge Stephen Brint Carlton
County Judge, Orange County, TX
Board Member

Mayor Cathy Nagel
City of Pine Forest – Mayor
Board Member

Robbie Hood

Robbie Hood

City of Pinehurst - City Manager

Vice President

Dan Mohon
City of Pinehurst – Councilmember
Board Member

Jerry Jones

Jerry Jones

City of Bridge City - City Manager

Assistant Secretary | Treasurer

Terri Gauthier
City of Bridge City – Councilwoman
Board Member

Michael Stelly

Michael Stelly

Chief of Police | Director of City Services, City of West Orange

Assistant Secretary | Treasurer

Judge Carl Thibodeaux
City of West Orange – Councilmember
Board Member


Dr. Michael Shahan
Lamar State College Orange – President
Board Member

Stephen Lee
First Financial Bank – President, CEO
Board Member

Stan Mathews
Sabine River Authority – Vice President
Board Member

Dr. Stephen Patterson
Orangefield ISD – Superintendent
Board Member

Jay Trahan, CEcD
City of Orange – Economic Dev.
Board Member


Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce
The Houseman Companies, Inc.
The Office of Representative Dade Phelan – Ex-Officio
The Office of State Senator Robert Nichols – Ex-Officio

Moreaux Transportation Services Inc.
Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD
Office of U.S. Congressman Brian Babin – Ex-Officio

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Business Resources

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Orange County connects business to the world market through highway, rail, and port resources.