About Us


Moore County Partners in Progress is the economic development organization for Moore County, North Carolina.  We are a non-profit, public/private entity with a 501(c)(3) tax status.  
Pat Corso succeeded Ray Ogden as Executive Director of Partners in Progress on September 1, 2011.  Melanie Thompson is the Office Manager and serves as Pat’s assistant.  She has been with the organization since August, 2003.
 Our mission is to add wealth to the community by attracting investment to expand the tax base and increase jobs, wages and personal income — all directed toward maintaining and improving the quality of life for our citizens. 

Economic Development is a community effort, and we are pleased to work with our Board of Directors, our Partner Members, community and business leaders, as well as the residents of Moore County, to bring economic prosperity to our area.

Partners in Progress

Partners in Progress offers support and resources to assist you in starting, relocating or expanding your business in Moore County.

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Moore County Partners in Progress | PO Box 5885 | Pinehurst, NC 28374-5885 Toll Free: 800-461-3755 | Phone: 910-246-0311 | Fax: 910-246-0312 | Email: econdev@moorebusiness.org Research Triangle Partner | Website Services by ConnectNC