COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (April 22, 2020) ­­­– The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) board of directors has hired Dale E. Buuck as president.

“We are excited to introduce Dale Buuck as the new president of the Whitley County EDC,” said Brooks Langeloh, Whitley County EDC board chairman. “We had great interviews with candidates and believe Dale brings the right set of skills to continue Whitley County’s economic development efforts.”

Buuck currently serves as the international sales manager for Swivellink, a manufacturing company of mounts, conveyors, guarding and more. He previously served as vice president of International Business Development for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.

“I’m excited to come to Whitley County and return to the friends and businesses I worked with several years ago when I was with the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership,” Buuck said.  “Also, it means a lot to be able to carry on the great work Jon has been doing for the past five years.”

Buuck earned his bachelor’s degree from Ball State University and his master of business from the University of Saint Francis and has extensive experience with economic development locally at the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.

“Dale brings diverse experience working in business settings and working on economic development initiatives,” said Don Amber, Whitley County commissioner. “I am pleased the EDC selected such a capable community leader to continue the success of his predecessors.”

Buuck will continue to collaborate with key partners in furthering the quality of life and the business climate in Whitley County.

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About Whitley County EDC
The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development agency in Whitley County, Indiana. The EDC works closely with local, regional, and state partners to support our industry clients’ growth and success. Our mission is to lead a comprehensive economic development program that retains and expands employment opportunities for local residents and attracts business investment to Whitley County. The Whitley County EDC was established in 1992 and represents Whitley County, Columbia City, and the Towns of Churubusco, Larwill, and South Whitley. For more information about the EDC, visit whitleyedc.com.

Media Contacts
Kennedy St. George, Whitley County EDC, kstgeorge@whitleyedc.com, 260.244.5506.