Mike O'Grady Vice President, Interim CEO mike@bnbiz.org Mike joined the EDC in September of 2012 after a 36-year career at Illinois State University. Mike has been involved in local, state, and national government relations for many years. Mike handles investor relations and government affairs for the EDC.
Zach Dietmeier Director of Marketing & Communications zach@bnbiz.org Zach is the EDC's Director of Marketing & Communications. He joined the EDC in September 2016. Zach handles all marketing publications and external communications, including web management, media relations, public relations, and social media. Zach also oversees data collection and analytics and produces content for the annual Demographic Profile and quarterly BN by the Numbers events.
Amy Denham Business Manager amy@bnbiz.org Amy is the EDC’s Business Manager. She joined the EDC in May 2011. Amy handles all board and investor communications, manages the financial records, and is the office manager. She also coordinates the EDC’s One Voice program, Community Leaders Dinner, and other events.
Becky Kirkpatrick Executive Assistant becky@bnbiz.org Becky is the EDC's Executive Assistant. She joined the EDC in October 2015. Becky spent the last eleven years working for a large real estate company as an administrative assistant to the Commercial Department and the residential realtors. She assists in the coordination of EDC events, office services, and research, analysis, communication and clerical functions. Becky also administers Enterprise Zone requests and certifications.