Advisory Committee for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development


Please visit the Agenda Center for upcoming meeting details:


  • Eden Blair (Chairperson)
  • Kurt Bialobreski
  • James Foley
  • Paul Leamon
  • Andrew Ngui
  • Chris Setti
  • Kip McCoy
  • William McDowell

Committee Overview & Responsibilities

The committee will focus on 

  1. conducting general or focused gap analyses of the Peoria County business environment 
  2. make recommendations on preparing entrepreneurs to become business owners
  3. develop a Peoria County toolkit of resource availability to assist in small business development. 

The committee will collaborate with local or regional resources to improve value and avoid duplication of efforts. The committee will make recommendations to the Executive Committee to stabilize or improve existing real estate.