We are an equal opportunity provider, promoting economic growth and industrial development in Williamson County and Southern Illinois.

2305 W. Main St., Marion, IL 62959

Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Regional Development for Williamson County in Southern Illinois

(Term is May 1, 2022 to April 30, 2023)

Ed Cunningham

CEO Heartland Regional Medical Center

Kent Ingersol

Herrin C of C President

Karen Mullins

Marion C of C Executive Director

Harriet Mize

Carterville C of C Executive Director

Stephanie Chaney Hartford

John A. Logan Dean of Academic Affairs

Brent Gentry

Williamson County Commissioner

Deborah Barnett

Director of Incubator Programs Office of Innovation and Economic Development SIU

Kathy Lively

Man-Tra-Con Executive Director

Janice McConnaughy

Carterville Office Manager

Mary Jo McCurdy

First Southern Bank

Bill Neilson

Retired Businessman

Bob Owens

Retired Businessman

Bill Shanks


Rodney Smith

Herrin Hospital Administrator

Kim Swisher

USDA Rural Development Area Director

Kim Watson

Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity Southern Region

Jim Webb

Engineer So Il Power

Larry Woodson

Retired Businessman

Joe Leenerts

First Southern Bank

Glenn Edwards


Dennis White


Dutch Doelitzsch

First Southern Bank

Contact Us

At REDCO, we are committed to helping businesses thrive in Southern Illinois. Contact an officer for more information.

Kelly Fenton


Phone: 618-998-8252


Brian Ziegler from REDCO Marion,Illinois

Brian Ziegler

Chairman Of The Board

Phone: 618-998-8252