An inspiring story about a man who made millions as an entrepreneur then returned to his hometown to invest big in his community. As developer and founder of KDB Group, Kim does it all because of his passion for improving people’s lives.
Marketing and Branding a City with Joshua Gunn
The charismatic Joshua Gunn, President and CEO of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce, joins us to discuss his early music career, passion for economic development and vision to grow Peoria into the upper echelon of Midwestern cities.
Evolving the Brand of a City with Dr. Rita Ali
Mayor of Peoria, IL Dr. Rita Ali made history in 2021 as the first woman and first African American to be elected mayor of Peoria. She joined us to discuss her top initiatives to lead the city toward recovery, renewal and revitalization.
Community, Connection & Collaboration with Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey
Dr. Quirk-Bailey is on a journey to promote equity and inclusion in higher education. As president of Illinois Central College, she joins other leaders to address the local talent shortage, fill gaps in the workforce and combat marketing challenges.