VALPARAISO – The Regional Development Company (RDC), headquartered in Valparaiso, Ind., announced their 2016 year-end accomplishments and elections at their Annual Membership Meeting held at White Hawk Country Club on November 3, 2016. The Regional Development Company is a non-profit organization and Certified Development Company (CDC) that administers the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 504 Loan Program for small business growth.
The Board of Directors elected the 2016-17 slate of officers, which included Hubert Cook, Greater LaPorte Economic Development Corporation, as Chair, Rex Richards, Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce / Valparaiso Economic Development Corporation, as Vice Chair, Scott Casbon, First Merchants Bank, as Secretary, John Matthiesen, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, as Treasurer and Tom Wilk, Centier Bank as Past Chair.
The Membership of the Regional Development Company elected Matt Saltanovitz, Indiana Economic Development Corporation to the Board of Directors. “We are excited to have Matt joining the RDC Board,” commented Erica Dombey, president and executive director of the Regional Development Company. “He brings a wealth of knowledge in economic development and will be an asset as we further grow the organization.”
For more information about the Regional Development Company or the U.S. SBA 504 Loan Program, please call the Regional Development Company at 219-476.0504 or visit www.rdc504.org.