Fresh Ideas to Move Springfield Forward

Encourage Economic Development Corporation to seek funding from surrounding municipalities and apply for Economic Development Agency grants

Develop a voluntary investment pool for CWLP customers

Develop an employee benefit policy and use city resources and time to incubate innovative concepts


Rob Patino interview by Illinois Times

February 28th, 2019|Categories: News|

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 12:08 am Living on the edge By Lindsey Salvatelli "Patino, who was born and raised in Springfield and is a professor at SIU School of Medicine, as well as a chemical engineer and an intellectual property lawyer who’s active in start-up businesses, sees Springfield as a city with a lot of potential. He had previously tried running for a position on the Sangamon County Board, where he had been endorsed by the local Democratic Party, but was disqualified from the race when he signed the petition of one of his competitors." [...]