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Cesar Suarez, Director of Economic Development

Phone: 309/345-3680
55 West Tomkins Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
 
 
Cesar Suarez began his duties as Economic Development Director for the City of Galesburg on August 20, 2007.  His key goal is to work with development partners throughout the City to prepare and position Galesburg for future growth.  Specific areas of responsibilities include: a) entrepreneurial development, b) downtown revitalization, c) retail development, d) industrial recruitment, and e) business development throughout the City.

Cesar has worked in the field of community/economic development for the past 20 years in urban, suburban, and rural settings.  Previously, Cesar served as Economic Development Director for the City of Centralia. He’s held positions as a Chamber Director for West Bend, WI, Executive Director of an Economic Development Corporation in Brookfield, IL, and started his career as a community organizer in Milwaukee, WI in 1991.

Cesar has earned an M.B.A at SIU-Carbondale along with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology.
 

 

 
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3/17/2014 10:52:00 AM
City to host mobile machinery supply chain matchmaking workshop
The City of Galesburg’s Economic Development Department will host a “Supply Chain Matchmaking Workshop – Mobile Machinery” on Wednesday, March 26, 2014....
 
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2/4/2014 1:11:00 PM
Galesburg to lead rail trade mission to Oman 2014
The City of Galesburg organized a Railroad Trade Mission to the Sultanate of Oman. The mission will bring several businesses from the Illinois Railroad...
 
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1/10/2014 3:17:00 PM
Bulgarian Ag Trade Mission to Visit Galesburg/West Central Illinois
The City of Galesburg and the Bulgarian Consulate in Chicago have announced plans for an Agribusiness Trade Mission to the West Central Illinois Region....
 
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