Become an Investor

Support CED’s work to help companies grow or establish themselves locally while enhancing the region’s competitiveness.

Investors benefit from Impact, Access, Influence, and Networking.

CED Investors make an annual or multi-year financial commitment in support of the CED. In return, CED Investors emphasize these key benefits of engagement:

  • Access to information and leaders
  • Influence on policy and issues impacting Will County business
  • Networking with public and private sector business leaders
  • The ability to make an impact on the region’s economy.

Join us! Benefits of investment vary by level.

2024 Sustaining Investors

Ready to Become an Investor?

To learn more about the benefits of becoming an investor please contact:

Kayla Sorensen
Director of Investor Relations

“Being involved in the CED provides a broader perspective on issues in our community.”

Dr. Mimi Cowan

Speaker, Will County Board

“USF is involved in the CED to help ensure the long-term health – and growth – of the communities we serve.”

Dr. Arvid Johnson

President, University of St. Francis

“The CED offers connectivity to local business and community leaders in a geographic area of importance to our company.”

Eric Pitcher

Regional Manager of Economic Development, BNSF Railway