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Intersect Illinois president to speak in Princeton

NCI investor reception to gather March 22 at Metro Center

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Mark Peterson

PRINCETON — Mark Peterson, president of Intersect Illinois, the state of Illinois Economic Development Marketing Partnership, will be featured speaker at the North Central Illinois Economic Development (NCI) Investor Reception on Thursday, March 22.

The reception and update meeting will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Bureau Metro Center, 837 Park Ave. West in Princeton.

Peterson joined Intersect Illinois last June, after serving as president of the Greater Rochester Enterprise in New York, and assisting major non-profit organizations as a certified fundraising executive.

Peterson is a graduate of St. John Fisher College and Kent State University. He directs the Intersect Illinois staff on all domestic and international marketing activities, and coordinates efforts with local and regional economic development organizations in Illinois, including NCI.

North Central Illinois Economic Development Corp. is 18 months old, and is the designated new public-private partnership promoting the locational advantages of Bureau, LaSalle and Putnam counties for new industrial investment.

Investors and regional business owners are encouraged to attend this special event. For a reservation, call Gina at 815-224-0645.