The LaGrange County, Ind., Economic Development Corp. has hired William “Bill” E. Bradley, Jr. as its new president/CEO. Bradley will assume the new role June 25.
For almost 11 years, Bradley has been the executive director of the Jay County Development Corp. in Portland, Ind., where he has worked with numerous companies on projects that saw the creation and/or retention of more than 2,500 jobs with an investment level of $400 million during his tenure.
Bradley is a veteran in the economic development community, bringing more than 31 years of experience in Indiana economic development to LaGrange County. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and philosophy from IPFW Fort Wayne and a Master of Public Administration from Ball State University. He is a certified economic developer.
“LaGrange County is fortunate to have been able to attract and hire someone with Bill’s experience,” said Mark W. Eagleson, chairman of the board of directors for the LaGrange County Economic Development Corp.