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COVID-19 Response & Recovery in Kankakee MSA

As we together confront the novel coronavirus COVID-19, the Economic Alliance has shifted to disaster response and recovery mode. Our physical office, which closed starting 3-16-2020 in accordance with the State of Illinois’ stay-at-home order, reopened on Monday, June 1. Alliance staff are currently available by appointment to coordinate with federal, state and local officials; our workforce, utility, finance and other core partners; our primary employers and small business owners; and prospective investors. We may be reached as follows:

Tim Nugent, President/CEOtnugent@kankakeecountyed.org, 815-482-1537 (m), 815-935-1177 (o)

Lisa Wogan, Vice Presidentlwogan@kankakeecountyed.org, 815-355-4159 (m), 815-935-1177 (o)

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The Economic Alliance of Kankakee County is a 501c6 public/private partnership tasked with encouraging and facilitating new investment in the Greater Chicago community of Kankakee County, Illinois. We approach our mission in the spirit of collaboration in order to move the needle in sustainable and equitable ways across the interconnected realms of business, workforce and community development. Kankakee County – which shares boundaries with the Kankakee Metropolitan Statistical Area – was ranked #1 in the Midwest for 5-year Growth by Area Development magazine in its Q4 2019 “Leading Metro Locations” index.