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Jumpstarting Job Growth

Mike O’Grady’s commitment to his Central Illinois community led to a career fostering economic development – and insights to support local needs when a unique opportunity to pick up growth drove into the region.

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Benefits Baked In

An employee at a food products manufacturer trekked to a basement storage area – one of the few spots in the fully illuminated plant not bustling with employees – when a light bulb went off in his head. The business plan that was hatched brought improvements and even more savings into the mix than expected.

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Detailed Design

A custom metal fabrications business built a new facility with upgraded lighting so that employees wouldn’t strain their eyes to see intricate details in their work – or worry about turning off the lights.

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Turbocharged Growth

Ever since Brayden and Chase Fleece designed and installed custom turbochargers on their trucks, they’ve been moving fast. And when they made their biggest move yet, their local electric co-op helped them make it happen.

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