Building a better ada
We provide the education, network, and support to create the environment for Ada’s economy to grow.
How We Support Ada
We help Entrepreneurs & Tech grow, invest, and build.
We create ecosystems for local business growth and workforce development.
We’re improving Ada through community and economic development.
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By: Sunnie Dawn Baker When the Ada Jobs Foundation updated their Economic Development Strategic Plan in 2020, they realized they didn’t want it to be a strategy to be a document that would simply sit on a shelf. Instead, they wanted to take a more dynamic approach,...
ADA, OKLAHOMA – The Oklahoma Department of Commerce, members of the Governor’s Council for Workforce and Economic Development and industry leaders, announced the certification of Ada as the most recent Centers for Workforce Excellence (CWE) under the Oklahoma Works...
By: Sunnie Dawn Baker June 8, 2022 I had the chance to sit down with Jim Eldridge, CEO of the Ada Jobs Foundation, to discuss his upcoming presentation at the IEDC Future Forum conference where he will be speaking about Rural Innovation Districts. The Ada Jobs...
“The Ada Jobs Foundation does so much good for the Ada Area, Southwest Oklahoma, and the State! Glad to have them looking out for employers, citizens, and jobs!”
– Jessika L.
Meet the Team
PRESIDENT & CEO
- Digital Economy
- Rural Innovation
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
- Workforce Development
- Local Business Development
Amy Childers Elliott
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
- Community Development
- Administrative Questions