Tim Wilkinson will speak to the membership on Monday about the Greater Davenport Redevelopment Corporation (GDRC), and their task of managing the city’s industrial park, known as the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center (EIIC).  

Tim Wilkinson is the CEO of Corporate Community Consulting LLC.  He retired from Alcoa in August 2009 after 34 years where he was Vice President of the North American Public Strategy Group from 2002 to 2009 responsible for 26 operations in a 6 state Midwest region.  From 1983 to 2002, he served as Communications Vice President of Alcoa’s aluminum sheet and plate rolling business unit that had operations in 5 states, employing 5500 people and sales of $1 billion.

In the Iowa-Illinois Quad City region, he provided volunteer leadership as board chair or board member to over 40 local non-profits.  He served on the Board and Executive Committee of the Iowa Taxpayers Association for 25 years. He also served on the Executive Committee and board of The Iowa Association of Business and Industry for 25 years.  Currently, he serves on the University of Iowa’s College of Engineering Advisory Board and Bettendorf’s Human Rights Commission.