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Driving Development since 1961

Excellent opportunities and one of West Virginia’s most popular places to call home.

Welcome to Putnam County

Hear from Morganne Tenney, Executive Director of the Putnam County Development Authority.

County investment for county-wide broadband

Lowest Manufacturing Turnover Rate in the US

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Within 1 day drive of half the US population

Test Results of Public Schools System in WV

Robust transportation keeping you connected with the world.

Available Properties

Business Resources

Quality of Life

We have a lot to offer

Our Target Sectors

Automotive

Chemicals

Metals

Manufacturing

Distribution

Agriculture

Meet The Staff

Morganne Tenney

Executive Director

Morganne Tenney was named the Executive Director of the Putnam County Development Authority in March of 2022.  Prior to taking this role, she served as a Business Retention and Expansion Manager with the WV Dept. of Economic Development serving existing WV manufacturers and targeted industries in a twelve-county region. Morganne was born and raised in Putnam County, the daughter of a Poca Dot and a Winfield General, and she graduated from Winfield High School. As a native Putnam Countian, Morganne believes wholeheartedly in the loyalty and passion that drives her work.

In her first six months with PCDA, she restructured the organization, connected manufacturers with local and regional education, doubled private funding, and entertained domestic and international prospects.  Morganne is active in her community, is a worship leader at River Ridge Teays Valley, and can typically be found outside. She now resides in Scott Depot, but still loves traveling the world, with her husband, J.R., son, Landon, and Goldendoodle, Wrigley.

Leanne Stowers

Economic Development Manager

Leanne D. Stowers works as the Economic Development Manager for the Putnam County Development Authority. She holds a bachelor’s degree in in Multidisciplinary Studies from West Virginia University and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute. Leanne also worked as an Apprenticeship Program Coordinator and Business Retention and Expansion representative for the West Virginia Department of Economic Development prior to joining PCDA. Previous experience includes working as an Education and Workforce Training Specialist for Charleston Area Alliance and managing its business retention and expansion program.

Leanne is an avid reader and enjoys writing. She is a life-long resident of West Virginia and enjoys hiking, biking and other outdoor activities with her husband, Derrick and two daughters, Lauryn and Lindsey. She is also a mom to a wonderful rescue, pooch, Flax.

Meet The Board of Directors

PCDA Board of Directors

C.D. Caldwell
PCTC

Zach Crede
Crede Lawn Care

Scott Edwards
Netranom

Matthew Graves
Toyota

Al Howard
Metal Center 

Glenn Jeffries
Cornerstone Int./ Trinity Rebar

Jack McLane
Retired

Alan Noffsinger
Retired

Joe McDonie
Citation Invt. Beacon Dev. 

Mary Prim
Mary K Prim PLLC

Jolita Raine
Town of Poca

Dane Ryan
Triad Engineering Inc.

Adam Sigman
SIG Management

Andy Skidmore
County Commissioner 

Douglas Tate
Alpha Technologies

Heather Vanater
AEP

George Woodrum
Retired

Rocky Young
Poca Valley Bank

PROTEC Board of Directors

Zach Crede
Crede Lawn Care

Eric Embree
Tyree, Embree & Associates, PLLC

Matthew Graves
Toyota

Al Howard
Metal Center 

Glenn Jeffries
Cornerstone Int./ Trinity Rebar

Jack McLane
Retired

Alan Noffsinger
Retired

Adam Sigman
SIG Management

Courtlandt Smith
Union Oil & Gas

Rocky Young
Poca Valley Bank

Gary  Young
G & G Builders

Have questions about Putnam County?  We’re here to help.

What would you like to know about Putnam County, West Virginia? Have a specific site need? Want to speak with the corporate leaders who do business here? Need to know more about local housing options? We’re here to help. Whatever you would like to know about Putnam County or any connections you’re interested in making, turn to our team. We’ll respond quickly!

Find out more about Putnam County

Contact us

971 WV-34, Hurricane, WV

OFFICE ADDRESS

304-757-0318

PHONE NUMBER

pcda@pcda.org

EMAIL ADDRESS

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