Business Partners

The West Central Indiana Region 4 Workforce Board offers services that support the growth of business among our 12 counties. WorkOne REACH and our regional business consultants can provide assistance with hiring, education and training initiatives, growth, workforce development, and more.

Regional Business Consultants

In partnership with the region’s local economic development organizations, business consultants are placed at strategic locations throughout the region.

  • Kathy Burns – Cass, Clinton, Howard, Miami, and Tipton counties
  • John MacOwan – Benton, Carroll, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties  

These consultants:

  • Help connect employers to the workforce development system
  • Represent programs and services that will help employers grow their businesses
  • Provide “follow-through” services that assist employers in managing publicly funded grants or incentives
  • Advise decision makers in optimally aligning workforce development, economic development, and education and training initiatives with employer needs


(Regional Employment & Assessment Center for Hiring)

With an office in Lafayette and an office in Kokomo, there are two WorkOne REACH Centers in our region. WorkOne REACH assists employers with a variety of workforce services and provides enhanced screening and assessment services to strategic partners.

Learn more about WorkOne Reach & the key features.