Economic Development Professionals
Bonni L. Waters
Vice President, Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation
Bonni has been with the EDC since 1996, now serving as Vice President. Her responsibilities include research, program support, volunteer coordination, bookkeeping and related activities. Bonni collects, analyzes and assembles all data for site and building brochures, community profiles, the industry index, labor surveys, and similar projects. She coordinates and prepares special projects, including segment and prospect-specific research, and creates and maintains mailing lists for marketing and public relations purposes, including target industry projects, and research support activities related to the EDC’s existing industry and attraction programs. Bonni is a 2002 graduate from the Economic Development Institute and regularly attends economic development professional education programs.
Bonni has worked at various agencies for the State of Illinois in Springfield. She was also employed in the marketing department of Irwin Magnetics, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, as part of a team that developed collateral marketing materials and provided nationwide sales support. At Bozell Advertising Agency, located in Southfield, Michigan, Bonni was part of a team that assisted in marketing Chrysler-Plymouth Brand products.