About us

The mission

NNDC seeks to create jobs and stimulate economic growth in Dawes County, Nebraska. The corporation is committed to developing and sustaining a strong business climate that is sensitive to environmental and social concerns. To this end, the corporation will facilitate and support expansion opportunities to local area businesses while pursuing and supporting appropriate new business ventures for northwest Nebraska.

Strategic Plan

Click here to download the 2022 Strategic Plan http://www.nndc-chadron.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/2022-plan.xlsx

Annual Report

Click here to download the 2021 Annual Report | Download.

Quarterly Newsletter

Check out our most recent Newsletter |September 2020 nndc-september2020

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Membership Brochure

For more information about us, download our brochure.


Deb Cottier - Executive Director

Board of Directors

  • Steve Behrends-  Past President
  • Corey Sorenson - President
  • Ty Huls - Vice President
  • Jason Carnahan - Treasurer
  • Jen Brown - Secretary
  • TJ Rutledge - Board Member
  • Rick Koza - Board Member
  • Mark Werner - Board Member
  • Ed Kuhnel - Board Member
  • Jake Stewart - Board Member
  • Judd Hagman - Board Member
  • Drew Pope - Board Member
  • Jessica Sanford - Board Member


Architect’s Club

  • City of Chadron
  • City of Crawford
  • Cullers Law
  • Dawes County
  • First National Bank of Chadron
  • First National Bank of Omaha
  • Nebraska Public Power District

Cornerstone Club

  • Bank of the West
  • Black Hills Energy
  • Chadron Community Hospital
  • Fuller Construction
  • Gardner Loutzenhiser Ryan, CPA
  • Great Plains Communications
  • Security First Bank of Chadron
  • Security First Bank of Crawford

Foundation Club

  • Big Bat's LLC
  • Chadron Medical Clinc
  • Chadron Motor Company
  • Chadron State College
  • Country Kitchen
  • Nebraska Northwest Railroad
  • NorthWest Eye Center
  • Your Selling Team

Builders Club

  • Associated Brokers
  • Best Western West Hills Inn
  • Brennan Electric
  • Chadron Chamber of Commerce
  • Chadron Federal Credit Union
  • Chadron Glass
  • Chadron Lawn Care & Weed Spraying
  • Chadron Lumber Company
  • Chadron Public Schools
  • Chadron Vision Center
  • Crites, Shaffer, Conneally, Watson, Patras & Watson
  • Dana F Cole & Co.
  • Dawes County Abstract
  • Eagle Chevrolet
  • Edward Jones
  • George Klein, CPA
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • KCSR Radio
  • Museum of the Fur Trade
  • Nebraska Department of Labor
  • Outlaw Printers
  • Quality Tire
  • Randy Bauer State Farm Insurance
  • Ron's Repair Shop
  • Scott Roberts Electric
  • Tommy's Car Lot
  • Wahlstrom Ford, Inc.