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  • About Us

    Who We Are

    The Dwight Economic Alliance formed in January 2014, when multiple organizations devoted to the economic stability and success of Dwight combined their resources and efforts to improve their efficiency and effectiveness. Our areas of focus include:

    • Partnering with and providing services to existing Dwight businesses to encourage their success.
    • Working within the community to make Dwight an attractive place to work and live.

      Promoting Dwight to businesses that are considering opening or expanding operations in the area.

    • Encouraging community involvement among Dwight residents through community events and volunteer opportunities.
    • Increasing the number of tourists visiting Dwight and the number of tourist dollars staying in Dwight.


    The Dwight Economic Alliance is governed by a 9-member Board. Five standing committees oversee the work done in their specific areas, and other committees may form to accomplish specific tasks. Staff members provide leadership and manage the day-to-day operations of the Alliance.

    Standing Committees

    • Economic Development – The Economic Development Committee works to improve the economic condition of the Dwight area by helping to retain existing businesses and proactively working to attract new businesses and development.
    • Community Development – The Community Development Committee takes a leading role in helping to make Dwight an incredible place to call home. They work to increase community involvement, to assist new residents who are settling in, and to create a beautiful environment and positive culture.
    • Promotions and Events – The Promotions and Events Committee is in charge of organizing and carrying out both annual and one-time community events, as well as promoting those events both inside and outside the community.
    • Membership – The Membership Committee supports the Alliance by engaging local businesses and individuals to support our efforts as members. The committee creates additional member value by coordinating member services and creating opportunities.
    • Tourism – The Tourism Committee works to increase tourism to Dwight’s many

    Board Members

    Kevin McNamara


    Rodney Connor

    Bob Ohlendorf

    Staff Members

    Jane Anderson

    Coordinator of Economic Development

    Deb Karch

    Director of Economic Development