ICDC President Jim Wiley recently spoke about the economic past and future of Indiana County to the
Leadership Indiana County participants.
A lifetime resident of Indiana
County and president of the Indiana County Development Corporation, Wiley is able to see both the big picture and the details of business
development in the county. He spoke about the business parks and the
emerging opportunities created by large-scale investments. As a Boy
Scout leader for 27 years, he also spoke about leadership and service in all of his various
Indiana County (LIC) program is a county-wide, multi-month training program for
25-to-45 year-old business and community leaders. It is offered to the Indiana County
Chamber of Commerce and administered by the MARTI Institute at IUP.
The director of the
program is Erick Lauber (Journalism and Public Relations), under the
supervision of Alex Heckert (Sociology, which houses the Ph.D. in
Administration and Leadership Studies) and Victor Garcia (Anthropology, director of the MARTI Institute).