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
Indiana Michigan Power

Jill Scicchitano
Regional Partnership Liaison
South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership

Regina Emberton
South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership

Jan Fye
SEA Results Advisors LLC

Dave Behr
Indiana Economic Development Corporation

Jeff Rea
South Bend Regional Chamber

Jerry Chavez
Marshall County EDC

Mark Dobson
Elkhart County EDC

Bill Davis
Hilltop Wealth Solutions

Scott Ford
University of Notre Dame

James Turnwald

Ken Prince
City of Mishawaka

George Spohrer

Pat McMahon
P.McMahon Consulting, LLC

Nick Keiffer
Goshen Chamber

Aaron Kobb
St. Joseph County Airport Authority

Abby Wiles
City of Elkhart

Chris Fielding
Cressy Commercial Real Estate

Barkley Garrett
Southwestern MI Economic Growth Alliance


Bill Schalliol
St. Joseph County

Melanie Deford
University of Notre Dame, Research

Austin Gammage
City of South Bend

Daniel Buckenmeyer
City of South Bend

George Cressy, III
LaDue Curran Kuehn

Andrew Williams

Gerald Best

Shawn Todd
Cressy Commercial Real Estate

Shawn Peterson
Ice Miller LLP

Gary Wetzel
Ancon Construction Co., Inc.

Mike Sanders
Purdue Polytech

Bob Sutton
Springboard Engineering Solutions

Roseann Marchetti
Cass County Commissioner

Dawn Bolock
Coldwell Banker RWG

Ryan Fenstermaker
1st Source Bank