Monmouth, IL – Paul Schuytema has a Master's Degree in science fiction writing. He's been a consultant and a web designer. Now, he works for the city of Monmouth as its Community Development Director.
Schuytema has no experience working with city government, but he's been a self-proclaimed evangelist for the city over the past couple of decades. He says he's told people all over the country about the benefits of Monmouth, and why it's a good place to start a business.
He'll says he'll put those evangelism skills to work as he takes advantage of the city's various incentives for those who wish to start their own business... incentives ranging from TIF Districts, to revolving loans to facade grants.
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