Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 20-06 on Friday, March 27, 2020, to mobilize the Missouri National Guard to assist with the response to COVID-19 and increase coordination among state government partners.

Target Business Sectors

Local entrepreneurs, global companies, and businesses of all sizes make up the nearly 10,000 employers prospering in St. Charles County, Missouri.

Based on current and projected growth trends and cluster analysis, St. Charles County is focused on attracting, retaining and helping the expansion of these target business sectors:


  • Advanced Manufacturing (aerospace, automotive, plastics)
  • Information Technology
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • TLD (Transportation, Logistics, Distribution)
  • Entrepreneurship


For more information about how your business can grow and succeed in St. Charles County, please contact the EDC at 636-441-6880.