• Energy Capital Economic Development Pursues $24.6 Million in Grants for Business Expansion and Recruitment

    Energy Capital Economic Development Pursues $24.6 Million in Grants for Business Expansion and Recruitment

    Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Energy Capital Economic Development continues to help businesses in recovery as well as working on business expansion efforts. CEO Phil Christopherson shared that they are working on more than $18 million in grants and loans to support existing Campbell County businesses looking to expand their operations and increase their number of ...

  • Wyoming Awarded $1.25 Billion to Address Impacts of COVID-19

    Wyoming Awarded $1.25 Billion to Address Impacts of COVID-19

    To help businesses address the current pandemic, the Wyoming State Legislature held a special session in May to allocated federal funds to help jobs and businesses in Wyoming.  A special session in June is planned for additional legislation that continues to address issues related to the pandemic and the budget crisis. The May special session was ...

  • Gillette Jobs Board Sponsorship

    Gillette Jobs Board Sponsorship

    Energy Capital Economic Development has partnered with Rudloff Solutions to develop a Jobs Board with links to job listings in Gillette, Wright, and Campbell County. As some unemployed individuals have never had to apply for a job online, the site provides links to the Hiring/Careers sites of major employers, Workforce Services, and links to employers in ...

  • Welcome Curtis Burdette

    Welcome Curtis Burdette

    We are thrilled to welcome Curtis Burdette as Vice President of Operations at Energy Capital Economic Development. With more than 10 years consulting with entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits, Curtis is well-versed in what it takes to make an organization thrive. His efforts will support the CEO in meeting and exceeding goals set out for ...


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Campbell County population:

46,140

Median Income:

$80,178

Primary industries:

Energy (oil and gas, coal), medical, school district

Top five employers:

Campbell County School District; Peabody Energy; Thunder Basin Coal; Campbell County Health; Cloud Peak Energy

Tax Rate:

Personal income 0%; Corporate Income 0%; Sales Tax 5% (State 4% - County 1%)

Unemployment Rate:

4.7%