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Miles McGinnis

Economic Development Director


  • 308-946-3806 Primary Number
  • 308-946-3334 Fax

Miles McGinnis is the Economic Development Director for the City and works closely with the Merrick County Develoment Corporation and the City Council to execute the city’s economic development program which is designed to create jobs and generate employment opportunities.

Miles is an active member of the Nebraska Economic Developers Association NEDA, and a BREI certified Business Retention & Expansion Project Coordinator.

Miles earned his Bachelors of Science Degree from the United States Air Force Academy, and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Webster University.

After finishing a career as a pilot in the US Air Force, Miles started a small business in the local area.  He was licensed and certified in real estate inspections, sales and management.  Miles also spent a couple of years with the US Postal Service as a local Rural Carrier Associate where he gathered insight relative to the businesses and industries outside of the city limits.

Miles and his wife, Nancy, have 3 children and enjoy taking part in the long list of activities that Central City has to offer.  Along with their childrens' activities, they are involved with the Central City American Legion, Relay For Life of Merrick County and the Central City Area Chamber of Commerce.

Central City is in "The Center of It All.”  Situated at the crossroads of the first transcontinental roadway U.S. Highway 30 (East and West) and State Highway 14 (North and South), with access to both the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe railways and a one day’s legal trucking distance to Canada, Chicago, Memphis, Austin, Albuquerque and Salt Lake City (Link), let us help your business operation be the “Center of it All!”

The City of Central City and the Merrick County Development Corporation have commercial and Industrial properties available for your expansion and entrepreneurial development.  Click here to see the current available properties.

Contact Information:
Miles L. McGinnis
P.O. Box 418
Central City, NE 68826

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