The City of Pikeville Economic Development Department is dedicated to encourage, support, and promote the economic vitality of the City of Pikeville and Eastern Kentucky. The City of Pikeville is a forward thinking, progressive, and fast-growing municipality in Eastern Kentucky. We serve as a first-point of contact for local businesses, companies, and entrepreneurs interested in locating or relocating to Pikeville, Kentucky.

Being a regional hub for a variety of services including healthcare, education, legal, and finance. The City of Pikeville has established a variety of strong partnerships and network collaborations with businesses within our city. We also work closely with regional economic development firms like One East Kentucky, Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR), Kentucky Innovation Network, and Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

Through working together with our partnerships, we are able to help businesses and industry to locate to Pikeville and provide them with resources to assist them from starting their business, helping it grow, and sustaining its growth.
We seek to attract industry, businesses, and entrepreneurs to our city and region. We work to promote Pikeville as a destination where businesses and industries can benefit from locating to Pikeville.

Pikeville is included in the AeroReady Region certification and is situated in a great location with interstate quality highways, regional airports, and commercial airports approximately two hours away. The City of Pikeville has a skilled workforce, excess water and sewer infrastructure, an industrial park, and amazing quality of life that compliments the natural beauty of our area.

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Meet our Team

Philip Elswick
  • Philip Elswick
  • Interim City Manager
    Sean Cochran
  • Sean Cochran
  • Executive Director of Economic Development
  • Elizabeth Thompson
  • Economic Development Administration
    Elizabeth Thompson
  • Chuck Sexton
  • CEO of One East Kentucky
    Chuck Sexton

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