About the CIC
Since 1970, the Community Improvement Corporation of Springfield and Clark County (“CIC”) has been directly or indirectly responsible for the creation or retention of over 10,000 jobs in the Clark County area and fixed asset investment of over $1.3 billion in new facilities, equipment, and infrastructure. It has certified over $300 million in industrial development bonds, constructed seven speculative buildings, built two industrial parks, and assisted with two others. The CIC is responsible for managing the industrial and office database for prospects and for responding to all regional and state inquiries, and it has received awards for marketing, retention and expansion, and economic development projects.
Site Selection magazine has ranked the Springfield Metro Area 2nd in the nation when it comes to new or expanded economic development projects for metros of its size, moving up three spots from last year, when it was 5th in the nation.
Board & Staff
Jim Peifer – Chair
Karen Duncan – Vice Chair, City of Springfield Commission
Jim Lagos – Treasurer, Bushnell Investments
Michael McDorman – Secretary, President-Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
Warren Copeland – Mayor, City of Springfield
John Detrick – Clark County Commission
Bill Fralick – Security National Bank, Chairman of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
John Landess – Turner Foundation
Rick Lohnes – Clark County Commission
Horton Hobbs IV – Vice President of Economic Development
Amy Donahoe – Director of Hiring and Employer Services
We are grateful for our partners and major contributors.
Our business resource team acts as a unified virtual customer service organization.