Illinois Alternate

Ms. Kim Watson, Alternate

Ms. Kim Watson, Alternate

Illinois Office of Regional Economic Development 
2309 W. Main Street, Suite 124 
Marion, IL 62959
Ph: (618) 993-7621
Email: kim.watson@illinois.gov

Kim Watson currently serves as the Senior Account Manager of Regional Economic Development for the southern region of the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, where she has been since 2004. Previously, Watson was employed by the Southeastern Illinois Regional Planning and Development Commission for 13 years as Executive Director and for five years as Economic Development Director. She is a graduate of Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science in business administration and journalism. She is a lifelong resident of southern Illinois and lives near Harrisburg.