In his role as Director of Economic Development for the City of Weatherford, Oklahoma, Chuck Dougherty leads the effort for continued progress in industrial, service, and retail business expansion in the Weatherford area. Chuck is the President of the not-for-profit Weatherford Area Economic Development Foundation (WAEDF). The goal of the WAEDF is to establish relationships that will ensure the Weatherford area has a well-trained workforce, and to nurture relationships with existing business and industry partners. Another role Chuck fills is the facilitator for the Weatherford Industrial Trust to aid business partners seeking to purchase land in the 160 acre Weatherford Business and Technology Park.
Chuck has extensive experience in creating and executing mutually beneficial arrangements for businesses seeking a home in the Weatherford area.
(580) 302 – 3654
Economic Development Intern Ashlee Fryer is currently attending Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Ashlee works on economic development projects for the City of Weatherford, the Weatherford Area Economic Development Foundation, and the Weatherford Industrial Trust. Ashlee assists in maintaining the online presence of these entities and works in a general support role to promote economic development in the Weatherford area.
(580) 774 – 4527