The Owen County Economic Development Corporation hosts roundtables four times a year. Not only does each Roundtable give a county economic update, but it also lets you hear from various local and regional businesses. It is an excellent opportunity to learn what they do and how they do it. Each Roundtable is a sponsored event and provides drinks and refreshments. Roundtables are hosted at the United Methodist IGA from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
August 12 Speakers
June Roundtable Sponsor: Hoosier Energy
Call 812-829-3245 today to reserve your place.
Seating is limited to 40 guests.
State Senator Rodric Bray
State Sen. Rodric Bray has represented Hoosiers in Senate District 37 since being elected in 2012. Bray represents all of Morgan County and portions of Johnson, Owen, and Putnam counties. Bray serves as the leader of the Indiana Senate as President Pro Tempore. Among other duties, Bray is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Senate, appoints all committee chairs, and assigns all legislation to the various Senate committees.
Bray holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Indiana University and a Juris Doctor Degree from Valparaiso University School of Law.
President & CEO of South Central Indiana REMC
James has a heart for public utilities, has spent 22 years in the power industry, and is a third-generation public power worker. James has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of Houston. James is a licensed professional engineer with a diverse set of experience having worked at small, midsized, and large public and investor-owned power providers. James grew up in a small town and enjoys building strong personal and professional relationships. He firmly believes in the
strength of the cooperative spirit and a key part of his team's mission is to improve the lives of SCI members while also being an active, positive contributor to the whole community.
Dr. Chad Briggs is the superintendent of Spencer-Owen Community Schools. Dr. Briggs has served in Indiana's public schools for the past 23 years as a teacher and administrator. He believes that students must have a safe and encouraging environment for learning, adults must be role models for students, and everyone has a story that is worth sharing. When he is not working,
Dr. Briggs enjoys spending time with family and watching sports.