Executive Director Of Champaign Economic Development Corporation
Hi Professor Craig Rost, would you describe your typical day as the Executive Director of Champaign Economic Development Corp?
We’re very small non-profit organization that exists to stimulate and generate the economic growth in the whole county, Champaign. We receive our funding from local government, local businesses and industry. Promoting Research Park is one of the examples of what we do. I spend my 25 percent of my time managing our organization. Another 25 percent is spent solving problems, working with companies and businesses, visiting local businesses to let them know we’re interested in succeeding here and finding out what they need in the way of employment, what kind of employers…