Executive Committee

Mr. Dennis Whalen (Chairperson)
VP Transportation, Intermodal Freight
Archer Daniels Midland

Mr. Drew Early (Vice Chairperson)
President and CEO
Decatur Memorial Health Systems

Mr. John Waddock (Secretary/Treasurer)
EVP – Commercial Market President
Busey Bank

Ms. Kara Demirjian Huss (Immediate Past Chairperson)
DCC Marketing

Mr. John Skeffington (Member At-Large)
Skeff Distributing Co Inc

Board Members

Ms. Darcy Conner
Manager, Economic Development
Ameren Illinois

Mr. Ron Ingram
Vice President
Tate & Lyle North America

Mr. Bill Clevenger
Executive Director
Decatur Park District

Mr. Mark A. Greenawalt
Business Agent
Decatur Building and Construction Trades Council

Ms. Julie Miller
Village Administrator
Village of Mt. Zion

Mr. Scot Wrighton
City Manager
City of Decatur

Dr. Cristobal Valdez
Richland Community College

Ms. Tina Czerwinski
Facility Manager

Mr. David Strohl
Village Administrator
Village of Forsyth

Mr. Gavin Stoddard
President & CEO
Parke Warehouses

Dr. James Reynolds
Millikin University

Mr. Tyler Cormeny
VP of Operations
O’Shea Builders

Mr. Kevin Greenfield
Macon County Board

Mr. Gary Uehling
Plant Manager

Non-Voting ex-officio Board Members

Dr. Paul Fregeau
Decatur Public Schools 61

Ms. Mirinda Rothrock
Decatur Regional Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Debbie Bogle
United Way of Decatur & Mid-Illinois

Ms. Nicole Bateman
Economic Development Corporation of Decatur Macon County

EDC Insiders* & Supporters

Decatur Industrial Electric
Grain Journal
Land of Lincoln Credit Union*
May, Cocagne & King PC*
Weiss Realty*