Meet Our Chairman and President
Letter From Chairman of the Board Joel Sjostrom
As I begin my tenure as chairman, I am honored to have this opportunity to work with the Rockford Area Economic Development Council staff, our investors, and our local and regional partners in order to continue to strategically position and market our region for more economic growth. We have experienced many wins for our region, and I am eager to continue our work and our success.
Enhancing wealth creation in the Rockford Region is our number one priority, and Rockforward2!, our three-year strategic plan for 20013 through 2015, addresses five strategies focused on achieving this mission.
In order to do so, I see the following three immediate objectives:
Overall, it is the collaboration and synergy of us all working together that allow us to improve our community and ultimately our economy. These are challenging times; however, we believe that together we can make a difference.
Thank you for your continued support.