What We Do


The EDCLC is a full-service organization for economic growth in Lea County

Our Mission

Our Energy is Endless!

Established in 1963, the Economic Development Corporation of Lea County (EDCLC) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to recruiting new, quality businesses to Lea County and assisting with the retention and expansion of existing industry. Let us help your business grow and expand!

How We Can Help You

EDCLC provides support for companies interested in locating or expanding into Lea County. We help identify incentives, find real estate, provide data information necessary for site selection or general inquiries, help make connections with community leaders, and provide support for our member organizations through networking events and conferences.

If you are interested in Lea County, be sure to contact us!

Our Team


Meet the people who can help your business succeed!


President & CEO


Jennifer Grassham is responsible for business attraction efforts, project development, and working with local and national leaders and economic development partners.


Director of Marketing & Community Outreach


AJ De Los Santos works directing the EDCLC marketing efforts and works with communities to spread awareness of EDC activities & FlyHobbs.


Director of Human Resources & Office Manager


Sally Tomar serves as the Human Resources Director and works directly with EDCLC members to promote Lea County.


Finance & Program Coordinator


Elda is responsible for programs including Business Retention & Expansion, calendar management, as well as financial needs.


Easily connect to over 350 worldwide destinations through FlyHobbs, an initiative started by Lea County, the City of Hobbs, and the Economic Development Corporation of Lea County. From here to anywhere, FlyHobbs with United Airlines.


Endless Energy

EDCLC members enjoy numerous events throughout the year with opportunities to network and get to know their fellow business people within the community. Several events are open to the public and have grown to be some of the business community’s favorite events including the Buyer-Supplier event which matches large “Buyer” organizations with smaller “Suppliers.” In addition, the EnergyPlex Conference takes place every summer and provides pertinent updates on energy in Lea County and future growth!


From public opinion to public policy, geography to geology, labor to land, incentives to infrastructure, the EnergyPlex has all the right elements for all the right energy solutions of the 21st century.

Live. Work. Play. emphasizes the unique quality of life enjoyed by Lea County residents and promotes the outstanding people, projects, and companies that continue to make this community a great place for people of all ages to Live. Work. Play.


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