About The Will County Center For Economic Development (CED)
To improve the quality of life for all residents in Will County by recruiting new companies offering high-quality jobs and a solid tax base while assisting existing businesses to retain and add jobs.
The CED serves as the primary point of contact for Will County when seeking information on available sites and buildings, population and labor force statistics, business assistance and incentive programs, local government entitlements and major new developments in the region.
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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.
Will County elected officials including County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, and business leaders including our President & CEO, Doug Pryor, attended Lobby Day in Springfield hosted by the Will County Governmental League.
The Lion Electric Company on Monday gave a tour of its future Joliet factory to state and federal officials who extolled the value of providing government incentives to spur the production of electric school buses and trucks.
In the newsWill 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...
Exciting news this morning shared by our state business development partner, Intersect Illinois and published by Site Selection Magazine! Illinois’ ranking improved from #4 in 2020 to #3 in 2021 for corporate expansion and relocation projects
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity nominated Lion Electric for the CiCi Award, in partnership with Intersect Illinois. Lion Electric was chosen from hundreds of nominees for the value both to the community and the economy as a whole.
Doug Pryor shared some of the highlights and successes of Will County over the past year.
At the February Board of Directors meeting, longtime President & CEO of the CED, John Greuling was awarded the Frank Turk Business and Community Achievement Award.
John Greuling to Retire, Doug Pryor named President and CEO of Will County Center for Economic Development
After 20 years of inspirational leadership as the President and CEO of the Will County Center for Economic Development, John Greuling has announced his retirement, effective March 6, 2022.
Doug Pryor, Vice President of Economic Development with the Will County Center for Economic Development was among the speakers following Governor Pritzker’s update on these critical infrastructure projects.