Will County CED

CED News Updates

CEO Speaks to Future Leaders

CEO Speaks to Future Leaders

Doug Pryor was Invited by the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry to speak to their Leadership School participants in a panel discussion along with Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and City of Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk.

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Will County Elected Officials Incentives Training Packed with Information

Will County Elected Officials Incentives Training Packed with Information

This new program was inspired by popular demand from participants at our Annual Elected Officials Economic Development 101 Boot Camp. On February 22nd thirty-five participants representing 18 Will County units of government attended and received a comprehensive look at incentives and programs available through our economic development partners who provided critical information necessary to driving projects forward in Will County.

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Ruth Colby announced as the CED’s 2022 Board Chair

Ruth Colby announced as the CED’s 2022 Board Chair

After joining Silver Cross Hospital in 2005, Ruth had the responsibility of working with the Board of Directors to set the organization’s vision and direction as well as oversight for marketing, planning, strategy, government relations, physician relations, and recruitment, employed practices, managed care and select operational areas.

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40 Years Moving Will County Forward!

40 Years Moving Will County Forward!

CED Board Member, Carmine Bottigliero, Vice President of Development with CenterPoint, a CED Sustaining Investor, recently wrote about CenterPoint’s strong ties to will County and the CED’s work including an update on the Houbolt Road Extension currently under construction off I-80 leading into the CenterPoint Intermodal Center!

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CED 2021 Eye Opener

CED 2021 Eye Opener

The Eye Opener, the CED’s mid-year briefing on key developments, initiatives, and economic indicators in Will County was held virtually with more than 150 participating. The presentation offered insight as to what is ahead for the region-from infrastructure improvements to industries poised for growth.

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Celebrating the CED’s 40th Birthday

Celebrating the CED’s 40th Birthday

What has happened to the Will County economy since then is nothing short of amazing. While the CED has been the catalyst for helping thousands of companies expand and locate in the County creating tens of thousands of jobs, the public-private partnership between business, labor, and government has been the secret sauce to our success.

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WJOL Interview With CEO John Greuling

WJOL Interview With CEO John Greuling

Our President & CEO, John Greuling recently appeared on WJOL and shared his perspective: Will County and our economy, as resilient as it has been for the last twenty-plus years – even through the Great Recession – is entering a challenging period.

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2023 Annual Report Cover

For 2023 related news please Review our 2023 Annual Report to investors.

Annual report 2022

For 2022 related news please Review our 2022 Annual Report to investors.

2021 CED Annual Report Cover

For 2021 related news please Review our 2021 Annual Report to investors.