Board & Committees

Our leadership is comprised of our investors and community members with vested interests in Morton’s growth and well-being.

2021 EDC Board of Directors

Clint Heinold, Core Construction, President
Darren Martin, Caterpillar
Sam Heer, Renewal by Andersen, Past President
Bill Aupperle, Aupperle Construction
Chris Baumann, AAA Northgate One Hour Heating & Air
John Feser, The Iona Group
Dr. Jeff Hill, Morton 709 Community Schools, Ex Officio
Andrew HoneggerMorton Community Bank
Mark Hohulin, OSF Healthcare, Treasurer
Shawna Mangold, GROWMARK
UnityPoint Health
Steve Leitch,
Village of Morton Trustee

EDC Committees

The Morton Economic Development Council is also made up of action committees that assist the Board and community in accomplishing goals.  Existing committees include:

  • Business Development: Fostering growth for demand and enhance the Morton business environment.  
  • Community Development: Defining the how, why, and what of Morton for maximizing economic impact in the community. 
  • Morton Innovation Kiln – Entrepreneur & Small Business Network: Identify and expand the network to help entrepreneurs and small businesses move through their business journey with tools and resources of growth opportunities. 
  • Organization: Identifying new investors and new investment growth for the organization, promoting the EDC to investors and citizens, and fostering positive and supportive relationships with the Village of Morton and other taxing bodies.
  • Placemaking: Identifying and implementing strategies for strengthening and celebrating Morton’s public spaces