The Illinois Economic Development Association (IEDA) is a statewide professional economic development association that supports advocacy, education, and collaboration to enhance Illinois’ global competitiveness. It is governed by a Board of Directors composed of eleven members elected annually by the membership-at-large and who regionally represent the interests of economic developers.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS

Bryan Gay
IEDA Chairman
Invest Aurora
630.512.7976
[email protected]

Michael Cassa
1st Vice-Chair
Downers Grove EDC
630.729.0380
[email protected]

Mark Williams
2nd Vice-Chair
Greater Freeport Partnership
815.721.5480
[email protected]

Ken Springer
Secretary/Treasurer
Knox Co. Area Partnership
309.343.1194
[email protected]

 

DIRECTORS

James Arnold
Madison County EcD
618.296.4247
[email protected]

Chris Setti
Greater Peoria EDC
309.495.5956
[email protected]

Kim Pierce
Macomb Area EDC
309.837.4684
[email protected]

Marcel Wagner
Great River Economic Development Foundation
214.430.4313
[email protected]

John Watson, Jr.
Village of South Holland
708.210.2903
[email protected]

Cheryl Welge
Ameren Illinois
217.532.8240
[email protected]