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Curt Bedei

Economic Development Director

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Curt Bedei grew up in the Starved Rock Country Region on a centennial farm just outside of Grand Ridge. Graduating from Northern Illinois University with a degree in Visual Communications, he would go on to use his skills to help promote and advance the area as a destination.  He comes from a tourism and marketing background while serving on several committees and boards such as the Heritage Corridor CVB and the La Salle County Tourism Coalition. In addition to his work in tourism, he has been recognized by the state of Illinois with several awards in numerous categories.

Outside of his position he enjoys working on the farm and growing vegetables and cut flowers with his wife, his son and 2 rescue dogs. As well as traveling, painting murals, and letterpress art.

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