Board of Directors

The GBEDC Board of Directors is the main governing body for the organization. In addition to our business directors, we also have government jurisdiction, community partner, and education partner directors. The ability to have this cross section of directors ensures that we work together as a community to further our mission.

Executive Committee Members

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Board PositionNameCompanyTitle
ChairRegina DunkinBeloit Health SystemCommunity Relations Coordinator
Vice ChairTim OswaldFairbanks Morse DefenseChief Human Resources Officer
Secretary/TreasurerMike PokelMidwest Refrigerated Services, Inc.President
Immediate Past ChairFrank McKearnRH Batterman & Co., Inc.President
DirectorHomer AugeCorporate Contractors, Inc.Chief Operating Officer
DirectorNancy Clark-MatherBeloit FilmWorks LLCCEO
DirectorJoe ContarinoNew Leaf Homes LLCFounder and Manager
DirectorRegina DunkinBeloit Health SystemCommunity Relations Coordinator
DirectorTom FinleyFinley GMCOwner
DirectorSeth FrisbeeTRICOR InsurancePartner, Employee Benefits Specialist
DirectorRob GerbitzHendricks Commercial PropertiesPresident and CEO
DirectorTom GilbankGilbank Construction, Inc.President
DirectorRyan GreendeerHo-Chunk NationPublic Relations Officer
DirectorCollin KeetonAngus-YoungElectrical Engineer/Project Manager
DirectorKevin KingBlackhawk BankSenior Vice President Business Banking
DirectorPeter MarsingSpray-TekPlant Manager
DirectorFrank McKearnRH Batterman and Co., Inc.President
DirectorKimberly MuellerAlliant EnergyKey Account Manager II
DirectorTim OswaldFairbanks Morse DefenseChief Human Resources Officer
DirectorMike PokelMidwest Refrigerated Services, Inc.President
DirectorRob RamerCampbell's SnacksBeloit Plant Manager
DirectorJerry RitzertFirst National Bank & Trust CompanyChief Financial Officer
DirectorKeith RozolisABC Supply Co., Inc.President and CEO
DirectorDr. Frank ScholzNorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, LLCPresident and Chief Executive Officer
DirectorRyan SteuckFrito-LaySustainability Manager
DirectorShawn SullivanThe Morse GroupPresident
DirectorTom ValentynRegal RexnordExecutive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
DirectorJeff VohsCBI Bank and TrustSenior Vice President
DirectorCole WeiserBud Weiser Motors, Inc.Sales Manager
DirectorRon WhitleyFather & Sons Cleaning, LLCPresident
Education DirectorDr. Kristi ColeThe Lincoln AcademyChief Education Officer
Education DirectorErica DanielsBeloit CollegeChief of Staff / Secretary of the College
Education DirectorScott FisherSouth Beloit CUSD #320Superintendent
Education DirectorDr. Willie Garrison IIBeloit School DistrictSuperintendent
Education DirectorDr. Dennis McCarthyBeloit Turner School DistrictSuperintendent
Education DirectorDr. Tracy PiernerBlackhawk Technical CollegePresident
Government Jurisdiction DirectorJerry GabrielatosCity of BeloitCity Manager
Government Jurisdiction DirectorSonya HoppesCity of South BeloitCity Administrator
Government Jurisdiction DirectorDan RisseVillage of ClintonVillage Administrator
Government Jurisdiction DirectorTim WellnitzTown of BeloitTown Administrator
Community Partner DirectorNick DimassisBeloit Public LibraryLibrary Director
Community Partner DirectorAnn HankinsStateline Family YMCACEO
Community Partner DirectorMarc PerryCommunity Action, Inc. of Rock and Walworth CountiesExecutive Director
Community Partner DirectorMark RandStateline Boys & Girls ClubCEO
Community Partner DirectorTara TinderStateline Community FoundationExecutive Director
Ex-Officio Member Non VotingShauna El-AminDowntown Beloit AssociationExecutive Director
Ex-Officio Member Non VotingCelestino RuffiniVisit BeloitCEO
Ex-Officio Member Non VotingAimee ThurnerGreater Beloit Chamber of CommerceExecutive Director