You’re Probably Wondering…Why 58?

Those are our digits, our identifier, our number.

Alabama has long identified each county with a number as the lead figure on numerical license plates- we call tags. Throughout the state, for those who know this ‘county code’, 58 is synonymous with Shelby County in Alabama.

We are working hard so a 58 tag brings to mind:

  • Natural beauty and premiere recreation

  • World-class executive to suburban to rural lifestyles

  • Positive, smart growth and development

  • Visionary economic development strategy

  • Creative and collaborative people

  • Leaders focused on improving the lives of our residents

And our ultimate goal?
For you to have a 58 tag too!

2040 Vision

Shelby County offers a robust, mixed economy, from hi-tech corporations to mid-sized advanced manufacturing companies; attractions, retail and services for residents and visitors; and career readiness programs engaging and preparing a diverse and successful workforce.

58 INC: Our Organization

58 INC serves as the lead for industrial, corporate office, and retail recruitment, along with retention and workforce initiatives for our major economic drivers within all of Shelby County, Alabama, and its municipalities.

58 INC serves Shelby County and its communities as their economic development team, partnering with regional and local economic developers, the corporate community, secondary and post-secondary educators, local government officials, private developers, and The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, to bring desired economic investment to all communities in Shelby County. 

Adding sustainable economic value to Shelby County and its communities, 58 INC’s economic developers consult, guide and partner to develop, attract and retain productive and diverse businesses and people.


  • Corporate Growth. Lead the attraction and retention of major employers, the economic drivers of Shelby County, that export goods and services. 

  • Retail Amenities. Lead the recruitment of and support high quality retail, entertainment and lodging developments and related resources serving residents, visitors, entrepreneurs, companies, and workers.  

  • Community Engagement. Support Shelby County and each of its communities in making impactful economic development investments and partnerships that create jobs with major employers, fuel ecosystems for entrepreneurial success, and connect career training to companies. 


  • Corporate Retention and Attraction

  • Retail Recruitment

  • Talent Development

  • Entrepreneurship Development

Board Members

Paul Rogers, Chair

Senior EVP & Market President
Noblebank & Trust

Bill Keller

Senior Vice President Shelby County Commercial Banking Manager
Renasant Bank

Mechelle Wilder

Partner and Associate Broker
ARC Realty

Charles Stevens

Vice President of Sales
Thompson Tractor Company

Chad Scroggins

County Manager
Shelby County

Mike Evers

Plant Manager
Sealing Equipment Products Co., Inc.

Meribeth Gilbert

Vice President Human Resources
McLeod Software


58 INC | Shelby County EDC
1126 County Services Drive
Pelham, Alabama 35124

Phone: 205.620.6658

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