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CEO Doug Pryor of Will County Center for Economic Development with Richard Frederickson

Richard Frederickson and CEO Doug Pryor of Will County Center for Economic Development

Doug Pryor, President & CEO of the Will County CED recently sat down with Richard Frederickson to discuss a bit of history of the organization and share some current economic development wins and his excitement for the future.

A few highlights: (what we learned)

  • We can build anything here in Will County!
  • The assets that brought companies here in the past are still here today!
  • 1 in 7 homes built in Illinois are built here in Will County!
  • The Lion Electric manufacturing plant landing here is a signal about our competitiveness in this space!
  • Electric vehicle manufacturing isn’t the only kind of energy space Will County is attracting.
  • Other broad development stories and wins are happening here!

Check out and share: https://youtu.be/xhoolAWFAgc

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