Office of the Secretary

Several business units and functions of the Department are organized and housed within the Office of the Secretary of Commerce.

  • Commerce Communications serves as the central clearinghouse for news and information about the Department's work, including management of our public records.
  • The Economic Development¬†group serves as the primary liaison on economic development matters¬†between the Governor's Office, Commerce, the Economic Development Partnership of N.C., and local and regional economic development organizations.
  • A handful of Internal Divisions support the general business operations of the Department.