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Economic Development Committee

Monica Bristow

This committee plans and develops economic development goals as adopted by the Board. Committee is responsible for: on-site visits of area businesses to offer assistance with expansion, promotion and retention; assessing common needs of River Bend businesses.


Scott Adams | Adams Development
Mayor Frank Akers | City of Wood River
Deanna Barnes | Village of Hartford
Mayor Kenny Beasley | Village of South Roxana 
Monica Bristow | RiverBend Growth Association
Mayor Cy Bunting | Village of Elsah
Greg Caffey | City of Alton
Pam Heepke | Raifort Properties
John Herzog | Madison County Community Development
Matt Jones | Madison County Employment & Training

Ed Kasten Liberty Bank
Mike Kelly | Second Street Developments, LLC
Mayor Mike McCormick |
Village of Godfrey
Jim Schneider | City of Wood River
Mayor Joe Silkwood | Village of East Alton
Mark Speciale | Beall Manufacturing, Inc.
Mayor Brant Walker | City of Alton
Wayne Weidemann | Clark Properties
Cheryl Welge | Ameren
Mayor Alan Winslow | Village of Bethalto