Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Coalition’s Board of Directors offers a valuable knowledge pool of community leaders from business, education, healthcare, government, and other organizations in Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh, and Warrick Counties in the state of Indiana.  These individuals help guide our work at The Coalition and shape the economic development strategy in Southwest Indiana.

  • Heather Allyn

    Posey County Council

  • Dr. Ray Barber

    Oakland City University

  • Evan Beck

    Woodward Commercial Realty, Inc.

  • Dr. Linda Bennett

    University of Southern Indiana

  • Steve Bennett

    Community State Bank of SW IN

  • Bill Boss

    Gibson County Quality Assurance

  • Stephen Bottoms

    Gibson County Commissioners

  • Kathy Briscoe

    F.C. Tucker Emge Realtors

  • Rev. Adrian Brooks

    Memorial Baptist Church/Memorial CDC

  • Kelvin Canaday

    Fifth Third Bank

  • Joseph Castrale


  • Mayor Bill Curtis

    City of Mt. Vernon

  • Tim Deisher

    BKD CPAs & Advisors

  • Marco DeLucio

    Ziemer, Stayman, Weitzel and Shoulders

  • Clay Ewing

    German American Bancorp

  • Kari L. Fluegel

    Alcoa Corporation

  • Bill Gillenwater

    BMG, Inc.

  • Ronda Hale

    Berry Global

  • Ellen Horan (Ex-Officio)

    Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville

  • Jeff Howell

    Regency Properties

  • Michelle Hudson

    Shrode Agency, Inc.

  • Ann Hyneman

    Old National Bank

  • Brittaney Johnson (Ex-Officio)

    Posey County Economic Development Partnership

  • Dr. Thomas Kazee

    University of Evansville

  • Joe Kiefer

    Hahn Kiefer Real Estate Services

  • J. Steven Martin

    The Martin Group of Companies

  • Tim Mason

    ReMax Midwest Real Estate Group

  • Misty McCammack

    Duke Energy

  • Shawn McCoy

    Deaconess Gateway Hospital

  • Beth McFadin Higgins

    McFadin Higgins & Folz, LLP

  • Paul McGowan

    Pollux Systems

  • Derek M. McGraw

    Gibson County Council

  • Sarah Beth Meighen

    Posey County Auditor

  • Norm Miller

    Northwestern Mutual

  • Randy Miller

    Southwest Communications

  • Jeff Mulzer

    Mulzer Crushed Stone

  • Cheryl Musgrave

    Vanderburgh Co. Commissioners

  • Howard Nevins

    InTerraChem, LLC

  • Bill Newman

    Posey County Mayoral Appointee

  • David Oldham

    Hilliard Lyons, LLC

  • Pete Paradossi

    Evansville Regional Business Committee

  • Michelle Peterlin

    Vanderburgh County Commissioner Appointee

  • Dr. James Porter

    Deaconess Hospital

  • Dave Rector

    Evansville/Vanderburgh Co. Bldg Authority

  • Sally Rideout

    Rideout Public Affairs

  • Paul Rudolph

    Mead Johnson Nutrition

  • Jim Ryan

    Old National Bank

  • Dan Saylor

    Warrick Co. Commissioners

  • Rick Schach

    Vectren Corporation

  • Mayor Brad Schmitt

    City of Princeton

  • Carl Schmitz

    Posey County Commissioners

  • Mike Schopmeyer

    Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn

  • Kim Seibert

    Southwest Indiana Association of Realtors

  • Mike Stilwell

    Gibson County Council Appointee

  • Larry Taylor (Ex-Officio)

    Success Warrick County

  • Scott Thomas

    Skanska USA Civil

  • Rev. Rabon Turner

    New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

  • Matthew Wallace

    Clark Dietz, Inc.

  • Paul Waters (Ex-Officio)

    Gibson County Economic Development Corporation

  • Greg Wathen

    Economic Development Coalition of SW Indiana

  • Chancellor Jonathan Weinzapfel

    Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest

  • Jane Wilhelmus

    Warrick County School Corporation

  • Larry Williams

    Mt. Vernon City Council

  • Phil Wilzbacher

    Ports of Indiana - Mt. Vernon

  • Mayor Lloyd Winnecke

    City of Evansville

  • Mayor Charlie Wyatt

    City of Boonville

  • Sandra Young

    AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

  • John Zabrowski

    St. Vincent

The Southwest Indiana region consists of the four counties of Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh and Warrick, and the City of Evansville, Indiana, the state’s 3rd largest city. We offer tax incentives and other services to save your business time and money.
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