The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) was founded in 1979. The IDC is a nonprofit corporation wholly owned by the Orange County Navigation & Port District. The purpose of the IDC is to issue bonds for the promotion and development of commercial, industrial and manufacturing enterprises.

The IDC Board Members are Orange County Navigation Board of Commissioners Jerry Hughes and Jimmy Smith, Port Director Gene Bouillion along with appointed Directors John Cooper, John Gothia, Nancy Vincent and Don Lightfoot.

Pictured above are Alan Sanders, port attorney, swearing in Port Board President Jerry Hughes and John Gothia as new Directors of the Port’s IDC Board. Mr. Hughes assumed the vacant seat of the late Mr. Lester Winfree . Mr. Gothia assumed the vacant seat of the late Mr. Tom Perry.