Kosciusko Economic Development Corp.
George Robertson is currently the first full time CEO of Kosciusko County Economic Development Corp. This is the third ED organization that Robertson has served as its first CEO. He now terms his career as “economic development organizational entrepreneurship”. He has been in economic development over 30 years. He started his career as a site consultant and then became Director of Economic Development for the Governor of South Dakota. From there, he was the first ED director in Schenectady County, New York where he rebuilt an economy devastated by over 10,000 lay-offs of its primary employer. Next he was recruited post-Katrina to be the first director of an 11 parish regional ED group in central Louisiana. From there, he re-activated the County ED and Tourism department in Charles County Maryland and is now happy to be back in the Midwest with Kosciusko County EDC. An instructor at the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute, he is also a national speaker and trainer in economic development. For a more detailed bio, click here.
Cindy Scott joined as Office Manager in May, 2013. She grew up in Peru Indiana. Cindy and her husband spent 5 years in Wyoming where Cindy was an administrative assistant for a non profit organization. They moved back to Indiana when they decided to begin a family settling in the Warsaw area. Both her daughter and son remain in Warsaw. Cindy was an active mother involved in PTO and as a volunteer tutor in the School System. She also served on the Ag Advisory Board of the Warsaw Chapter of FFA.
In 1990, the couple started and successfully operated a small business, Hoosier Body Shop for 21 years. Cindy managed all the office side of the business and learned that the small business owner had to learn alot about a wide variety of business issues. After her husband's sudden passing, Cindy sought a position where she could meet new challenges and stay involved in the community which brought her to KEDCo.