Reggie Greenwood has significant experience in education, public economic development, and private sector management of manufacturing companies. He is currently the Executive Director for the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation and the Director of the Supply Chain Innovation Center and Business Incubator at Governors State University.
Reggie has worked with multiple partners to develop an Integrated Education, Workforce and Economic Development Strategy for the Chicago Southland. This work has been part of the resurgence of the Chicago Southland as a Manufacturing and Logistics Supercluster with over a billion dollars of recent investment.
Reggie is able to provide services in industrial land redevelopment, planning for logistics infrastructure, education and workforce, financial incentives, marketing, supply chain training, and export/import support. Prior to this public economic development position, Mr. Greenwood was a partner in a small manufacturing company and subsequently a manager for a division in a larger firm. He was educated at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from which he holds a M.S. Degree in City and Regional Planning-Concentration in Economic Development and a B.S. Degree in Business Administration.
The mission of the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation is to identify, organize and mobilize public and private resources that will result in the creation and expansion of manufacturing and logistics companies along with new retail and commercial growth, thereby providing economic growth and sustainable careers in the Southland.