Joe Timbrook became COO of Radius Indiana in 2016 and has been with the organization since 2011. Previously, he worked with the Lawrence County Economic Growth Council and was Senior Vice President of Marketing for Hoosier Hills Credit Uniton. He also spent twenty years in Southern California working in retail executive management for Macy’s before returning to his native roots in Southern Indiana. As well as managing the daily operations of the organization and staff, he spends a significant time traveling in the eight county region working with the Local Economic Development Organizations and other Radius stakeholders. He focuses on Workforce and Education strategies within the region and in collaboration with the Regional Opportunity Initiatives, and three Works Councils that cover the Radius Region. He also administrates the Regional Impact Fund, Radius Indiana’s deal closing fund and facilities the Radius Tourism Development Advisory Council. He is a member of the Indiana Economic Development Association and works on multiple community projects in the Lawrence County area, including volunteering with the Lawrence County Community Foundation, Lawrence County Museum, American Red Cross and the Lawrence County Community Corrections Advisory Council. Joe recently completed the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute course.