IEDA Board of Directors & Officers

Officers

Betty J. Steinert

Chairman

Betty J. Steinert
Director
Whiteside County Economic Development
200 E Knox St
Morrison, IL 61270

David Young

1st Vice Chairman

David Young
Executive Director
Northwest Illinois Development Alliance
27 W Stephenson St
Freeport IL 61032
Phone: 815-233-1359

Kim Pierce

2nd Vice Chair

Kim Pierce
Executive Director
Macomb Area Economic Dev Corp (MAEDCO)
510 N Pearl St #300
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309-837-4684
Fax: 309-837-4688

Bryan Gay

Sec/Treasurer

Bryan Gay
Senior Account Manager – Team RED
Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
312.805.6716
Bryan.Gay@illinois.gov
www.illinois.gov/dceo

Angela Griffin

Immediate Past Chairman

Angela Griffin
President & CEO
Coles Together
400 Airport Rd
Mattoon, Illinois 61938
Phone: 217-258-5627
Fax: 217-235-9492

Directors

Heather Ann Sotelo

Director Northern Region

Heather Ann Sotelo
Executive Director
Greater Sterling Development Corporation
1741 Industrial Dr
Sterling, IL 61081
Phone: 815-625-5255
Fax: 815-625-9866

Kimberly Ewoldsen

Director Northern Region

Kimberly Ewoldsen
Director
Morrison Area Development Corp
221 W Main
St Morrison, IL 61270
Phone: 815-600-6267
Fax: 815-772-3757

Michael McDermott

Director Metro Region

Michael McDermott
Consulting Manager - Global Business Consulting
Cushman & Wakefield
200 S Wacker Dr #2800
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-470-3807

Reggie Greenwood

Director Metro Region

Reggie Greenwood
Director
Chicago Southland EDC
S Suburban Mayors & Managers Assoc
1904 W 174th St
East Hazel Crest IL 60429
Phone: 312-772-2151

Michael Cassa

Director Metro Region

Michael Cassa
President
Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation
5159 Mochel
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Phone: 630-729-0380
Fax: 630-729-0381

Craig Coil

Director Central Region

Craig Coil
Principal & COO
The Development Consortium Inc
19184 Pine Cone Ln
Petersburg, IL 62675
Phone: 888-586-3555
Fax: 888-586-9555

Carly McCrory

Director Central Region

Carly McCrory
Champaign County EDC
1817 S Neil St # 100
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-359-6261
Fax: 217-531-1199

Mark Spizzo

Director Southern Region

Mark Spizzo
America’s Central Port District
1635 W First St
Granite City IL 62040
Phone: 618-452-8438

Walt Williams

Director Southern Region

Walt Williams
Economic Community Development Director
City of Edwardsville
PO Box 407
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Phone: 618-692-7530

Pam Cumpata

Director At-Large

Pam Cumpata
McHenry County Economic Development Corporation
600 Dakota St #F
Crystal Lake IL 60012
Phone 815-893-0895
Fax 815-893-6542

Tom Kallay

Director At-Large

Tom Kallay
Director Regional Comm Relations & ED, NICOR Gas
1844 Ferry Rd
Naperville, IL 60543
Phone: 630-388-2685
Fax: 630-548-3574

Adam Stroud

Director At-Large

Adam Stroud
Project Planner
PGAV Planners
200 N Broadway
St Louis, MO 63102
Phone: 314-231-7318
Fax: 314-231-3158

Eli Falls

Director Out of State

Eli Falls
Industrial Development Manager- IL, MO, IA
Norfolk Southern Corporation
7021 Hall St
St Louis, MO 63147
Phone: 314-679-1880

Edward M Sitar

Special Appointment

Edward M. Sitar III
Economic Development Manager
ComEd
Three Lincoln Centre 3rd Fl
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Phone: 630-437-2571

Robert French

Executive Director

Robert French, MA
Executive Director
Illinois Economic Development Association
225 East Cook Street
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 217-789-6252
Fax: 217-789-4664