InterBusiness Issues - January 2005


Business Profile

Like many Midwestern cities, Peoria is quietly diverse. Not only do varied populations reside in the city, but Peoria reaches out and encourages a multicultural approach to life through its relationship with its sister cities.
Patrick Kirchhofer - Peoria County Farm Bureau
Solomon Balraj, Peoria Greater Regional Airport
Roberta Parks, Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce
David P. Ransburg, Mayor of Peoria
W. Michael Bryant, Methodist Medical Center
Dr. John Erwin, Illinois Central College
Michael Hintz, Absolute Fitness
Roger Meyer, OSF Healthcare Foundation
JR Runkel, Fortner Insurance Agency, Inc.
Vickie Clark, Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Congressman Ray LaHood, 18th Congressional District
Michael Stephan, Heart of Illinois United Way
David Smith, Manpower Professional
Bashir Ali, Central Illinois Workforce Development