Gateway Development Corporation

Founded in 1989, Gateway Development Corporation was organized to help Washington County, Nebraska grow through recruitment and development of commercial and industrial enterprises. Gateway is a nonprofit investor based organization that is a cooperative partnership between the county’s public and private sectors.

In 2002, Gateway formed a partnership with the Greater Omaha Chamber to work alongside the economic development staff of the Chamber, Sarpy County Economic Development Corporation, Cass County Nebraska Economic Development Council, Greater Fremont Development Council and Advance Southwest Iowa to form a seamless regionalized economic development effort.

Visit our Data Downloads for a list of board of directors and investors as well as additional demographic information on Washington County and its respective communities.


2018 Public and Private Partnerships

Leadership ($35,000+)

City of Blair (Public)
Washington County (Public)

Platinum  ($5,000+)

Novozymes Blair Inc.
Omaha Public Power District
Two Rivers Bank
Washington County Bank

Gold ($3,000+)

Black Hills Energy
City of Fort Calhoun (Public)
Evonik Corporation
Memorial Community Hospital & Health System
Metropolitan Community College
Sid Dillon Chevrolet Blair
Woodhouse Auto Family

Silver ($1,500+)

Eriksen Construction
Gerhold Concrete Company, Inc.
Great Plains Communications, Inc.
HGM Associates, Inc.
JEO Consulting Group, Inc.
Kiewit Building Group, Inc.
Martin Marietta Materials
NatureWorks, LLC
U.S. Bank

Bronze ($1,000+)

Kelly Ryan Equipment Company
McKinnis, Inc.
Metropolitan Utilities District
Sapp Bros. Petroleum, Inc.
Thiele Geotech, Inc.

Copper ($750+)

American Broadband
Arps Red-E-Mix, Inc.
Blair Area Chamber of Commerce
Enterprise Publishing
Lamp Rynearson
Mid America Computer Corporation
Nebraska Iowa Supply Company, Inc.
S.E. Smith and Sons


Nickel ($250+) – *Non-profit, Individual & Small Business (5 or less employees)
New level for 2018

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