Industry Leaders Of Southwestern Illinois

Georgia Costello, Ph.D. – Southwestern Illinois College

Industry Leaders of Southwestern Illinois    “Southwestern Illinois College begins its 70th year this fall as a leading provider of job-driven training and business and industry solutions.    Serving 22,500 students annually, we’re the largest community college outside Chicago. We’ve conferred 50,140 associate degrees and certificates since 1995, and we continue to grow.    Our LEED Gold-certified…

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Patrick B. Mathis – Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd.

Industry Leaders of Southwestern Illinois    “We help businesses succeed. Our clients at Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. (MM&R) know this first hand. Our attorneys have legal, financial and accounting credentials in order to understand the issues businesses face every day, whether it is a start-up or an established company. Plus, we have the diverse…

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Dennis Wilmsmeyer – America’s Central Port

Industry Leaders of Southwestern Illinois    “At America’s Central Port, we are more than your average business park. As the region’s only full-service, public multi-modal port located on the Mississippi River, we offer superior access to the three major modes of transportation: river, rail, and road.    Along with direct access to the river, six Class…

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Erick A. Dahl – St. Louis Downtown Airport

Industry Leaders of Southwestern Illinois    “St. Louis Downtown Airport is the St. Louis Region’s front door for business aviation and is rated by the FAA as one of only 84 general aviation airports in the U.S. with national significance. We work hard, together with our 26 aviation businesses, to provide the highest levels of service…

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Brent Dudeck – U.S. Bank

Industry Leaders of Southwestern Illinois    “At U.S. Bank, we are proud to be bankers helping people and businesses achieve their financial goals and objectives every day. We’ve consistently been recognized for our disciplined practices, reputation in the industry and ethical management, and I’d like to thank our employees in this region for playing a…

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Harlan “Skip” Ferry – Commerce Bank

Industry Leaders of Southwestern Illinois    “At Commerce, we operate as a super-community bank, offering personal service coupled with sophisticated financial products and services to businesses and consumers. Commerce Bank is a dedicated member of the communities where we live and serve in the St. Clair, Madison, and Monroe counties. Our presence in Southwestern Illinois…

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Lisa Kenney and Ryan Langdon – IMEC

Industry Leaders of Southwestern Illinois    “IMEC is the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center – a public, private partnership focused on the needs of small and mid-sized manufacturers throughout the state of Illinois. IMEC specialists have an average of 18 years manufacturing experience and are strategically positioned to ensure the right expert is focused on the…

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Luke Heuerman – Geotechnology, Inc.

Industry Leaders of Southwestern Illinois    “In 1984, realizing that there were limited services provided by existing engineering firms in the area, six men decided to fill that void by establishing Geotechnology, Inc. Today, with more than 170 employees, the firm is a leading provider of geotechnical and environmental engineering, geophysics, water resource management, materials testing…

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Brad Rench – First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust

Industry Leaders of Southwestern Illinois     “When much of the nation was recovering from the effects of the Civil War, our bank was signing its charter to become one of the earliest U.S. National Banks. From our humble beginning in 1865, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust has grown to include 35 locations, a full line…

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Mike Marchal – Holland Construction Services

Industry Leaders of Southwestern Illinois     “At Holland Construction Services we thrive on helping others succeed. We actively listen to understand goals and objectives.  This allows us to build longstanding relationships with satisfied clients and empower employees in a “can do” culture.  Expectations of ourselves and the experience we provide to others are high, and…

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