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Business Testimonial

What are businesses saying about Siouxland?


"One of the things that excited my company the most about exploring opportunities in the Sioux City area was the active involvement of The Siouxland Initiative in the business community. The Initiative's assistance, advocacy, expertise, and passion to improve Siouxland is a substantial resource for the area."

- Dave Poole, VP Business Development, Oracle Aviation, Sioux City, Iowa

Investor Testimonials

“Northeast Community College is proud to work with TSI to support the economic vitality of the tri-state region. As a partner with industry and other educational institutions, we provide education and training programs to meet the current and future workforce needs of Siouxland. Our recent investment to increase the size of our welding classroom and build a transportation training center, including a commercial driver’s license training range, is a result of listening to our partners and responding with needed facilities.”

Dr. Leah Barrett, President, Northeast Community College

“In 2023, Union County, South Dakota, which North Sioux City is a part of, was recognized in Site Selection magazine’s inaugural America’s Best Counties per capita rankings due to successful economic development projects in North Sioux City and Union County. North Sioux City continued infrastructure development in 2023 which is laying the groundwork for future economic development, workforce housing, and quality-of-life projects. We value our partnership with The Siouxland Initiative and look forward to working together to continue the growth of our tri-state community.”

– Andrew Nilges, Executive Director, North Sioux City Economic Development Corporation

“We invest in TSI because we recognize the impact they have in our community every day. That said, we didn’t expect to rely on them the way we did this past year, but when we were forced to deal with the Federal Trade Commission, TSI was instrumental in helping us navigate the bureaucracy in Washington and connect us with the elected officials who were able to make a difference and allow us to grow and prosper.”

– Torrey Wingert, CEO, Bomgaars-Sioux City, IA

"With plants and operations located literally all over the world, Ingredion is pleased to have a presence in Siouxland, one of the leading food processing markets in the nation."

- Eric Hazuka, Plant Manager, Ingredion - South Sioux City, NE

"As a proud supporter of The Siouxland Initiative, Royal Canin, located here in North Sioux City, is extremely excited about the future. in 2022 we announced a $185 million expansion of our existing facility, which will create over 150 new jobs."

- J.R. Smith, Site Director, Royal Canin USA, North Sioux City, SD