About Ellsworth County Economic Development
Ellsworth County Economic Development is improving the lives of citizens of Ellsworth County through recruitment, retention, and expansion of goods and services offered in Ellsworth County.
Serve as the lead agency to diversify the economic health of Ellsworth County; specific focus will be creating and implementing a plan to increase jobs in Ellsworth County; provide source information for incentives, referrals, and matters relating to community and economic development; develop marketing materials to present Ellsworth County in a positive and progressive light
Equally important to economic health are existing businesses. To this end, Ellsworth County Economic Development shall remain a business resource for professional development opportunities, information and assistance with succession planning, and regular contact with existing business.
Ellsworth County Economic Development accomplishes its mission through the active and diversified efforts of a Board of Directors, an Executive Director, and with partnerships of city and county government and forward-thinking strategic planning.
Justin Lindsley, President
Leland Francis, Vice-President
Curt Glaser, Treasurer
Debbie Kootz, Secretary
Peter Solie, Member Representing Lorraine
Gerry Gebhardt, Member Representing Kanopolis
Chuck Crawford, Member Representing Wilson
Jon Halbgewachs, Member Representing Ellsworth
Kenny Gieselman, Member Representing Holyrood
Machelle Van Trump, Member Representing Commissioner Rush
Jessica Homolka, Member Representing Commissioner Rolfs
Vacant Seat, Student Honorary Board Member
Braden Schulte, Student Honorary Board Member
Meet the Board
Meet the Director