TCEDA Team

Lisa McCarthy

Lisa McCarthy is the Executive Director of Tri-County Economic Development
Alliance (TCEDA). McCarthy has more than 25 years experience as an entrepreneur.
She is owner of an award-winning marketing, public relations and social media consulting company.

As Executive Director, McCarthy administers policy, programs, and projects and oversees the day-to-day operations to fulfill TCEDA’s mission to assist communities with business development, enhance business expansion, and encourage entrepreneurial business growth in Northwest Illinois.

(815) 858-4491
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Christine Soat

Christine currently splits her time between TCEDA and Jo Daviess County Planning & Development. Prior to working for the county she has been an office manager for a locally-owned screen printer, a department manager for a large retail operation and an assistant manager for college food services.

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