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Monday, October 05, 2015

After a two-month long, nationwide search, the Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County announced that Mark Dobson will be its next president/CEO. Dobson most recently served as president/CEO of the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce, and has 30 years of economic and community development experience. In 2014, Dobson was named the Indiana Chamber Executive of the Year. He will officially start on October 14th.

The Indiana Manufacturers Association (IMA) promoted long-time Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Brian Burton to the role of CEO. He held the previous positions for 16 years. Before joining the IMA, Burton served as vice president of economic development at the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. He has already started in this role.

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County

Indiana Manufacturers Association


Mark Dobson



Brian Burton