Commissioner Hurlburt elected to regional partnership board
Commissioner Hurlburt elected
to regional partnership board
Source: Northeast Indiana Regional
The Regional Opportunities Council, the
investor board of the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, elected
the 2013 Slate of Directors to the Partnership's Governing Board today.
Existing members elected to a new term
include Andrew Briggs (Bank of Geneva), Keith Busse (Steel Dynamics, Inc.),
Steve Ford (Ford Meter Box Company, Inc.), Jim Marcuccilli (STAR Financial),
Jill Perillo (NIPSCO), Commissioner Nelson Peters (Allen County Board of
Commissioners) and Mayor Norm Yoder (City of Auburn).
New board members include Paul Chodak
(Indiana Michigan Power) and Larry Macklin (Adams County Economic Development
Corporation). Commissioner Leon Hurlburt (Huntington County Board of
Commissioners) and Bob Marshall (Campbell & Fetter Bank) were elected to
finish existing terms.
"Momentum is building in Northeast
Indiana as our efforts to position the region as a leading area for business
development are paying off," said Mike Packnett, chair of the board.
"This is an exciting time to be a part of the growing business climate in
Northeast Indiana. I look forward to my second year serving as chair of the
Regional Partnership board and witnessing what we can accomplish
"The Regional Partnership is fortunate
to have regional leaders committed to Northeast Indiana's
success," said John Sampson, president & CEO of the Northeast Indiana
Regional Partnership. "The governing board members volunteer significant
time and energy to lead our efforts to grow the economy of the region. They are
to be commended for their leadership and generous commitments."
About the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership was formed in 2006 to help build a
globally competitive economy in Northeast Indiana. It is a public-private
partnership focused on generating business leads and building regional capacity
through product development and effective regional collaboration. In 2010, the
Partnership launched Vision 2020 to bring the region together around five key areas for economic growth:
21st Century Talent, Competitive Business Climate, Entrepreneurship,
Infrastructure and Quality of Life. Through its combined efforts in business
development and capacity building, the Partnership supports its 10 member
counties: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash,
Wells and Whitley counties. For more information, visit www.NEIndiana.com.