Steve Mitchell has taken over Gary Williams' old job. From the city:
The City of Carbondale would like to announce that Steve Mitchell has been named Economic Development Director, effective October 3, 2016. Mr. Mitchell was born and raised in Southern Illinois and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Management and a Master’s of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Before accepting his new role with the City, Mr. Mitchell served as the Technology & Communications Manager for the Management, Training & Consulting Corporation in Marion, IL, a position he had held since 1997. Throughout his professional career, Mr. Mitchell has sought to integrate his education, his background in technology and his passion for economic development to bring opportunity to the citizens and businesses of Southern Illinois.