Industry Growth Committee

Committee Strategies: 

1. Industry Connections & Relationships: Supply Chain, Industry Consortiums,  Coordinated Support.

2. Company Growth: Adoption of new technologies, connections to capital and contract opportunities, company recruitment, effective government services, succession planning.

3. Infrastructure: Connectivity to major markets, access to Chicago, real estate opportunities.

Committee Members

Shelley Klug
Co-Chair
Indiana Michigan Power
slklug@aep.com


Pete McCown
RDA Liaison
Community Foundation of Elkhart County

Dave Behr
Indiana Economic Development Corporation

Jerry Chavez
Marshall County EDC

Bill Davis
Hilltop Wealth Solutions

Melanie Deford
University of Notre Dame

Mark Dobson
Elkhart County EDC

Jan Fye
SEA Results Advisers, LLC

Austin Gammage
City of South Bend

Nick Keiffer
Goshen Chamber

Barkley Garrett
Co-Chair
Southwestern MI Economic Growth Alliance
Barkley@southwesternalliance.org


Aaron Kobb
St. Joseph County Airport Authority

Jeff Rea
South Bend Regional Chamber

James Turnwald
MACOG

Pat McMahon
Retired, University of Notre Dame

Ken Prince
City of Mishawaka

Bill Schalliol
St. Joseph County

George Spohrer
Retired, Crowe

Chris Stager
Elkhart County EDC

Abby Wiles
City of Elkhart