We're Bullish On Your Business

And we’ve built a big team to prove it.

Start with an economic development staff ready to help you find the perfect shovel-ready site or building for your business and connect you with the other resources you need.

Add an alliance of 23 distribution co-op CEOs and all the great people who work for them—people who know their local communities and can help give you a first-hand understanding of the economics, the infrastructure, the labor markets—everything that can help you get down to business faster here.

Put us together, and we’re one big team that’s totally committed to your success. We want you here—and we’re ready to get down to business right now.

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Brian Anderson

Brian Anderson

Director of Economic Development
Central & Northeast Indiana, Missouri
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Central & Northeast Indiana, Missouri

Contact:

Brian Anderson
317.481.2844
b_anderson@wvpa.com

Biography:

Based at our Indianapolis headquarters, Brian is our economic development team’s fearless leader. He came to Wabash Valley Power from Middle Michigan Development Corporation, where he was President and CEO. Brian earned his BS in Urban and Regional Planning at Michigan State University and his MBA at Northwood University—and also received the Economic Development Finance Professional certification and is a candidate for certification by the International Economic Development Council.

Lauren Davis

Lauren Davis

Business Engagement Representative
Northwest Indiana
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Northwest Indiana

Contact:

Lauren Davis
317.696.4920
l_davis@wvpa.com

Region/Co-Ops Covered:

Carroll White REMC
Fulton County REMC
Jasper County REMC
Kankakee Valley REMC
Miami-Cass REMC
Newton County REMC
Parke County REMC
Tipmont REMC
Warren County REMC

Biography:

Lauren’s a people person, a problem solver, and a Lafayette native who serves as the regional representative for Northwest Indiana. A graduate of Purdue University, Lauren most recently served as Manager, Business and Employer Services for WorkOne Region 4, Northwest Indiana’s WorkForce Development Agency. Nobody’s more qualified to help businesses grow in Indiana’s northwest region, or to help new businesses connect with the resources they need.

Jennifer Hooper

Jennifer Hooper

Business Attraction Specialist
Northeast Indiana
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Northeast Indiana

Contact:

Jennifer Hooper
317.481.2831
j_hooper@wvpa.com

Region/Co-Ops Covered:

Corn Belt Energy
Enerstar Electric Cooperative
MJM Electric Cooperative