[AUG. 30, 2005] The Central Illinois Economic Development
Corporation has announced that its new executive director is
officially on board. Angela Stoltzenburg of Lincoln started at the
Community Action Agency on Aug. 23. In her new position, she will
oversee all fiscal and management operations.
from Lincoln Community High School in Logan County and went on to
earn a master's degree in business administration from Eastern
Illinois University. This is her second professional position in
nonprofit management. The other was in Princeton as director of Main
Street Princeton, a downtown revitalization program. She just
completed almost six years as an academic adviser and instructor in
the College of Business at Illinois State University in Normal.
"I am looking forward to once again entering the nonprofit
sector," Stoltzenburg said. "There is a real sense of satisfaction
when you know that your hard work is helping people who need it."
The CIEDC is a nonprofit Community Action Agency that serves a
six-county area, including DeWitt, Fulton, Logan, Mason, Menard and
Piatt. The mission of the organization is to prevent and eventually
eliminate the effects of poverty. Federal grants, state grants and
private donations are used to fund programs that assist low-income
and elderly people in the service area. Specifically, CIEDC
coordinates senior programs, community service programs, energy,
weatherization and Head Start throughout the service area. The
corporation is headquartered at 1800 Fifth St. in Lincoln and
employs over 160 people throughout the counties.