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About the WCEDA


Geary Weir – Executive Director


Mr. Weir graduated from Penn State University with a BS Degree in Business Administration. He worked for 23 years with Dun & Bradstreet Corporation serving as a credit reporter, business analyst and information consultant. Effective March 1999 he assumed the position of Executive Director for the Webster County Economic Development Authority.  He has served on the boards of the WV Economic Development Council, WV Hardwood Alliance Zone, Region 1 WorkForce Investment Board, WV Community Development HUB and The Snowshoe Foundation, as well as several other local and regional organizations. Mr. Weir holds certifications as a Professional Community & Economic Developer and an Economic Development Finance Professional. Geary and his wife Susan, reside in Webster Springs, WV. They have four children and seven grandchildren.

Board Members:

  • Geoff Ezell – Pres
  • David Gillespie - Vice President
  • Kimble Tanner - Secretary & Treasurer
  • Karen Dotson
  • Ray Holliday
  • Cindy Miller
  • Anna Casey
  • Jerry Payne
  • David Nutter
  • Valerie Perrine, DDS
  • Kent Walker
  • Rexana McCourt