Patrick Hoban, CEcD, EDFP President/CEO patrick@bnbiz.org Patrick joined the EDC in August 2019. He previously served as the economic development manager for the Village of Tinley Park, Illinois. Prior to his time there, he was Vice President of Business Development for the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur and Macon County and later served as the economic development office for the City of Decatur, Illinois. He has more than 12 years’ experience in various economic development positions.
Zach Dietmeier Vice President zach@bnbiz.org Zach joined the EDC in September 2016 as the Director of Marketing and Communications. Zach handles project management, investor relations, and is involved in community and government relations. He oversees 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.
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. She handles all board and investor communications.