In the news
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.
Doug shared the Will County Center for Economic Development mission and an overview of how we are the county’s frontline recruiters when companies, developers and site selectors are seeking sites for development.
Additionally, Doug spoke about our work to create the right economic development environment with our partners including local, state, and federal partners and others. Services of the CED are free to businesses and a lot of companies continue to say “yes” to Will County!
We appreciate the invitation to share our mission and work and wish the members of the 2022 leadership school great successes as we build on the strengths of our region and solve the challenges together.
More In The News
The CED’s Infrastructure Coalition met recently for a mid-year update on State and regional transportation projects, studies, and plans. This important CED Coalition’s mission and charge is making sure Will County is meeting the infrastructure needs of our businesses and residents.
For the first time since 2019 board members, investors, partners and supporters of the Will County Center for Economic Development came together to network and hear about the successes and growth of Will County over the past year.
Harbor Freight Tools opened its new 1.6 million square foot distribution center located at 3401 Brandon Road in the CenterPoint Intermodal Center with a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony.