John E. Greuling
President and CEO
John enjoys a national reputation as an economic development professional. During the past 30 years, prior to joining the CED in 2001, Greuling managed the economic development program for the State of Colorado, directed community economic development initiatives in Colorado, Illinois and North Carolina, and headed a private consulting firm providing location assistance to corporations.
Contact John directly at 815-774-6060
Vice President Economic Development
Doug leads the CED’s business retention and recruitment program which includes development of leads and prospects, assistance with site selection, incentives, and local municipality coordination. Doug will introduce Will County to clients highlighting the extensive advantages here including transportation, available space and logistics assets. Doug is an Adjunct Economics Instructor at Dominican University. Additionally, he is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in economics, and holds an MBA from Dominican University.
Contact Doug directly at 815-774-6065
Michele maintains the day-to-day accounting activities for the Will County Center for Economic Development, Will County Economic Development Foundation and Joliet City Center Partnership. Her responsibilities include preparation of financial statements, accounts payable, and payroll.
Contact Michele directly at 815-774-6073
Economic Development Project Manager
Kristin provides research and support to the VP of Economic Development regarding site selection and business expansion projects. Her additional responsibilities include administrative functions for the Economic Development Council, Annual Business Retention Program, CED events, trainings and meetings. Kristin also maintains the CED website and coordinates promotional and marketing materials.
Contact Kristin directly at 815-774-6068
Executive Administrative Assistant
Pat provides administrative assistance supporting the President/CEO; assisting in the planning and implementation of meetings and events; supporting the communication and investor retention efforts; and maintaining the office and electronic files.
Contact Pat directly at 815-774-6069