The staff at GEDC and its committee members are dedicated to helping you and your business find solutions in an effort to help companies meet their growth objectives.

Please contact Nancy, Nikki or Dawn should you have questions, or you need any assistance.

Nancy E. Norton, President & CEO

Nikki Wills, Business Director

Dawn Divis, Administrative Assistant

2019 Full Board Committee Members

John Adler*  Aflac, representing the Chamber of Commerce
Chris Balkema*
Grundy County Board
Chris Breyman* – Grundy Bank
Lance Copes – GAVC
Tom Dohm Morris Hospital 
Tom Durkin 
 Village of Channahon
Pete Fleming* – Marquette Properties
Matt Fritz
– Village of Coal City
Mike Gerrish
– UBC Local 174
Phil Hansett – Exelon Nuclear – Dresden Station
Ryan Hansen – Chamlin & Associates
Jeff Hettrick*
– ComEd
Ben Hutchinson* 
Terry Kernc* Village of Diamond
Dick Kopczick – City of Morris
John Lamb – Seneca Regional Port District
Norm Lardi 
Village of South Wilmington



Kenny Lee Minooka High School District 111
Tawnya Mack* – Mack & Associates
Brett Madison* 
Shawn McGlynn*
– LyondellBasell
Judy Mitchell – Joliet Junior College
Drew Muffler – Grundy County Board

Matt Reed 
 Aux Sable Liquid Products
Jeff Rzasa  Busey Bank
Ken Sandeno
– “D” Construction
Andy Schwerha Aux Sable Liquid Products
Scott Shannon – First Midwest Bank
Dave Silverman – Mahoney, Silverman & Cross
Tavio Tammaru – Clarius Partners, LLC
Larry Tarman
Barry Thompson –  Village of Minooka
Jason Wiesbrock* – Spaceco

* Executive Committee Member