Montgomery Economic Development Corporation | 200 Webster St. Montgomery IL 60538 | 630.897.6748
Your Partner in Prosperity
May-June 2020

The Montgomery Economic Development Corporation would like to thank you for your continued support and efforts during these challenging times. We appreciate your annual membership in our organization and we are grateful. Please be sure to get involved and don't hesitate to reach out for help or guidance . We are here to find help and get us all through this together. To get the most out of our newsletter, click underlined items and many logos also and photos have links, websites or additional documentation.
Thanks to the many partners who helped get us through some tough times: Here are a few of those.
Scott Vickers

Scott Vickers
First Vice President
Commercial lending
Old Second Bank
1200 Douglas Road
Oswego, Illinois 60543

Scott is a Montgomery native and has served on both the Oswego and Montgomery Development Boards for years. He is currently the MEDC Secretary and has always been a key player in the financial world with a strong focus on helping local businesses. Old Second National Bank has a strong following and have been working tirelessly throughout the pandemic to help the business community and those in need. Thanks so
much for all you do. You are a leading light for our region and we are fortunate to have you.

Waubonsee Community College and Small Business Development Center, (SBDC) continues to work on various ways help us all get through the many changes and challenges we have been faced with. Click below to find out about a new virtual class that will be very helpful during a time of transition. Don't miss it!

The college also continues to research ways to teach new skills at a virtual level. They work with our businesses to help train and educate the labor market. The college has been a great partner in so many ways. They serve as a great resource if your looking to learn a new career, change careers or assist your staff in returning to the workforce and learning new skills. We are very fortunate to have such a great partnership with Waubonsee Community College.
Links to the college website are listed above.
Jason Hanson
Advisor, Business Banking
First National Bank
6601 Route 34
Oswego. IL 60543

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Family owned for over 160 years, First National Bank is another leader in our community. Jason Hanson has served as the MEDC Vice President for several years. FNBO has been working nonstop to assist the business community. First National is a certified lender for SBA loans and have worked continuously through the pandemic. We are very fortunate to have such strong and passionate bankers in our community. Jason is one of those people who cares about his customers and their business. Be sure to reach out to him if you need something.
Special Thanks to Caterpillar & The Reich Brothers for working together and saving jobs!
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Carl Buddig & Company, LLC is always looking for employees. New jobs are posted often and you cannot find a better company to work for. Please check out their website .
Montgomery Opportunities
Be sure to submit any vacancies, upcoming vacancies or price reductions to our office. If you are looking for property in Montgomery, be sure to visit our website or call our office for the most updated information.
If you have a story to tell or want to share something about your business, please let us know so we can get it in our next newsletter. In the interim, here are 9 ways to S tay Positive During the Coronavirus Pandemic .
The MEDC Board is a volunteer based Board that provides input and direction to the MEDC. The MEDC along with the business community leaders have helped create an environment that provides resources and opportunities for businesses to grow and flourish in our community. The members of the MEDC are community supporters that help make our community a stronger place. Thanks for being a part of our family.
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The MEDC would like to thank all of our members and leaders of the community. Funding the organization helps bring together all the pieces needed to provide a positive and growing economic base for Montgomery. As we all work together to get through this difficult time together please know the MEDC will continue to work hard for the Village of Montgomery and the business community. Please be sure to reach out and let us know how we can address your ongoing needs. I hope this newsletter spread a little ray of hope and some useful resources for you.
Charlene Coulombe
Charlene Coulombe EDFP CEcD 
Executive Director
Montgomery Economic Development Corporation
office: 630-897-6748
cell:  815-703-1338