How can we help?

We are Serious about Business

Contact Us at (541) 766-6339

Economic Development Manager Tom Nelson can be reached via email

Corvallis Oregon Economic Development

Tom Nelson – Economic Development Director

Corvallis is serious about economic development. We have the commission, we have the strategy, we have the economic development staff. Even investors who are outside the community are going to take another look now and say “OK, they’re serious.”    Tom Nelson Economic Development Director

Helping businesses find resources they need to be successful in Corvallis-Benton County.


We foster connections to enhance entrepreneurship, a culture of innovation and a positive business climate. This will enable us to grow the traded sector job base, maintain the quality of life, and enjoy the natural beauty that the region offers.

Let Us Help

The City’s Economic Development Program is coordinated through the City Manager’s Office. Economic Development Manager Tom Nelson can be reached via email or 541-766-6339.   We are here to help businesses.

Guided by the Corvallis Economic Development Strategy

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION: On December 6, 2010, the City Council passed Ordinance 2010-28, which established the Economic Development Advisory board to advise the City Council in all matters pertaining to Economic Development, ensuring that Economic Development is a civic priority.   

Get in Touch

We can help! We look forward to talking with you.


City of Corvallis
Economic Development Office
501 SW Madison Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97333



(541) 766-6339