Business Resources


Contact information has been listed below for organizations that may be of benefit to you and your business. Please visit our "Helpful Phone Numbers" page for contact information on various community organizations that might also be of benefit.


Some of the information below has been obtained from the following organizations' websites. 

BBB of Eastern North Carolina
5540 Munford Rd., Ste. 130, Raleigh, NC 27612-2655
919-277-4222 PH  |  919-277-4221 FX



Central Carolina Community College Small Business Center
764 West Street, Building 41, Room 211
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Ph: 919-545-8015

Phillip Pappas, Small Business Center Coordinator Chatham 


Central Carolina Community College 

764 West Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-542-6495 1-800-682-8353

Siler City Center
400 Progress Blvd., Siler City, NC 27344

Chatham Chamber of Commerce
531 East 3rd Street, Siler City, NC 27344
919-742-3333 PH  |  919-742-1333 FX
37 Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Phone: 984-265-9172


Cindy Poindexter, President / CEO

Mary Bowman, Administrative Assistant


Cheryl Littleton

Chatham Connecting 

Serving Chatham County Area

Dianne Birch


Marianne Spence

Chatham Connecting is an online resource designed to connect individuals in need, non-profit service agencies, and donors or volunteers in Chatham County, North Carolina. The website, , lists services agencies, their programs, and their donation and volunteer needs. An Announcements Board lists current needs and events.

 Visit to search for services by category or by agency name, or to search for donation and volunteer needs and get connected in our community.

Chatham County 

12 East Street Pittsboro NC 27312

Phone: 919-545-8200

Fax: 919-542-8272


Dan LaMontagne, County Manager

Chatham County Economic Development Corporation 

964 East Street, Pittsboro, NC  27312



Michael Smith, President



Phillip Thompson, Project Manager



Ann Fitts, Communication Specialist

Direct: 919-542-8275

 Chatham County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development agency for Chatham County. The EDC is a 501(c)3 economic development non-profit that provides support to businesses with relocation and expansion plans and markets Chatham County as the preferred location for emerging growth companies.

Chatham County NC Cooperative Extension 

45 South Street Pittsboro NC 27312

919-542-8202 P

919-542-8246 F

Ginger Cunningham, Director

Cooperative Extension is a part of a nationwide educational system which involves the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the state land-grant university system and county government.  Extension programs often enhance the work of other government and nonprofit agencies which join together to improve the quality of life for county residents.  North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides a broad range of educational programs that are of benefit to farmers, rural and urban residents, community leaders, homemakers, parents and youth.

Chatham County Planning Department 

12 East Street Pittsboro NC 27312

919-545-8204 P

919-542-8272 F

Jason Sullivan, Planning Director

Chatham County Small Business Center 

CCCC Campus, Building 1, Room 209

764 West Street, Pittsboro, 27312

(919) 545-8013   

Phillip Pappas, Small Business Center Coordinator

Free business counseling and training

Excellent resource for those interested in starting a business or already in business

Employment Security Commission 

1909 Lee Avenue, Sanford, NC  27330


Executive Service Corps of the Triangle 

800 Park Offices Dr. Ste. 3703

Durham, NC 27709


Executive Service Corps (ESC) of the Triangle, a North Carolina 501(c) 3 organization,  provides affordable consulting and capacity building services to Triangle nonprofits to help them achieve their missions.

NC Works Career Center - Chatham County 

Central Carolina Community College

764 West Street, Pittsboro, NC  27344


Malinda Marsh, Director

North Carolina Department of Commerce 

301 North Wilmington Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601-1058



The N.C. Department of Commerce is the state's leading economic-development agency, working with local, regional, national and international companies. The department’s mission is to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for all North Carolinians. The mission is carried out by serving existing business and industry, including providing international trade assistance; recruiting new jobs and domestic and foreign investment; encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation; marketing North Carolina and its brand; supporting workforce development; strengthening communities; and promoting tourism, film and sports development. The Department also provides data, statistics, information and reports for state government and agencies, which regulate commerce in the state.

Pittsboro Business Association 

P.O. Box 107, Pittsboro NC 27312

Membership organization dedicated to supporting the businesses in Pittsboro through promotions, beautification and advertising organizations.

Pittsboro Planning Department

Town Hall, 635 East Street Pittsboro NC 27312


Theresa Thompson, Planning Director


Research Triangle Regional Partnership 

RDU International Airport, NC 27623-0756

1000 Trade Dr., Suite 124


The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP) is a business-driven, public-private partnership dedicated to keeping the 13-county Research Triangle Region economically competitive through business, government and educational collaboration.

RTRP comprises economic development agencies across the region, who work with the N.C. Department of Commerce and a wide range of partners to market the 13-county region for new investment and direct strategic efforts to ensure the region remains economically competitive.


103 West Main Street, Durham, NC  27701


SCORE is a non-profit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth, and success of small businesses nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner of the SBA. SCORE Chapel Hill is one of 389 chapters nationwide. Both working and retired executive and business owners donate time and expertise as business counselors.

Siler City Merchant's Association 

208 E. Raleigh Street  Siler City, NC  27344

Angelynn Fox- Co-president of SCMA

Sue Szary- Co-president of SCMA

A group or retail businesses in and around Siler City working together to build the best business climate possible.

Siler City Planning Department

311 N. Second Avenue, Siler City, NC


Jack Meadows, Town Planner

Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) 

5 West Hargett Street, Suite 600, Raleigh, NC  27601-1348

919-715-7272    800-258-0862 

Helping North Carolina businesses grow and create new jobs since 1984.  Most SBTDC services are free of charge. 


SBTDC specialists provide management counseling and educational services to small and mid-sized businesses throughout North Carolina.