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The WKRDA is Seeking Proposals for Executive Director

The Request For Proposals with details regarding the position is below. Note the deadline to apply is Friday, June 23rd.

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The duties of the Executive Director shall include, but not be limited to, the following: The Executive Director will work with the Development Authority Board of Directors, existing clients, potential clients and all interested parties regarding requests for financial assistance through the Development Authority and the processing of such requests.

The Executive Director will provide information regarding the alternatives available, servicing accounts, the decision-making process, board and committee structures, deal structuring, alternative strategies, loan and investment instruments, benefits and returns, risks, marketing, and other issues.

For more information on WKRDA, visit the website:

RFP Responses

Responses to this Request for Proposal for Executive Director of Will Kankakee Regional Development Authority must be submitted via email to Will Kankakee Regional Development Authority Board Chair Michael O’Brien at NOT LATER THAN 5:00 PM ON FRIDAY JUNE 23, 2023.

Responses to this RFP shall be construed as acceptance of the terms and conditions included within this solicitation.

Responses to this RFP will be reviewed by the Board of Directors of the Will Kankakee Regional Development Authority, which reserves the right to accept or reject any or all responses received as a result of this solicitation.

This RFP will be available in electronic format at WKRDA.COM.

Please contact Will Kankakee Regional Development Authority Board Chair Michael O’Brien at with any questions regarding this RFP.

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