Panelists in Rockford discuss the challenges faced by small businesses - including economic growth and workforce needs.
The panel moderated by NPR Illinois' Sean Crawford includes:
- Lisa M. Bly - Executive Director - The Workforce Connection is our third panelist.
- Rena Cotsones -Ph.D. Associate Vice President, Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development Northern Illinois University
- Brian Harger - Research Associate' Economic Development / Center for Governmental Studies- Northern Illinois University