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    Tonia Simpson is a lifelong area resident of Madison County, Indiana.

    She spent 7 years in the hospitality industry, focused in sales and marketing, prior to joining the Corporation for Economic Development (CED) 13 years ago. Her responsibilities have expanded over that time and she currently holds the role of Development Consultant and Project Manager. During her tenure at CED, Tonia has focused on the formation of industrial park sites, project development for new and existing companies, and lead generation through relationship building. Her work has assisted Madison County in creating more than 7,000 jobs and 2 billion of investment over the last 10 years. Her continued cultivation of international education and awareness in her local community was a response to the growing foreign direct investment within Madison County, currently home to 20 international companies from 10 different countries. Tonia and her husband of 12 years have three children, two dogs, and one bearded dragon. In addition to her work at CED, Tonia is passionately working with large breed therapy animals, special needs children and families, and her local church outreach.