700 S. Airport Drive
Springfield, IL, IL 62707
Pam Schallhorn is an Extension Specialist- Region 2 Community & Economic Development and Extension Specialist for the University of Illinois Extension (UIE) in Region 2, west central Illinois. Ms. Schallhorn's responsibilities include assessing, developing and teaching community and economic development programs while working closely with stakeholders, community leaders, economic development professionals and the general public. Ms. Schallhorn holds a master's degree in Political Studies from the University of Illinois Springfield and a bachelor's degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University, Dekalb. Before starting at the University she was a commercial lender and Vice President of several mid-western regional banks from 1986 to 2004 and was previously the Small Business Development Center Director in Rockford, IL as well as founder of New Urban Futures where she consulted on both community and economic development projects on a contractual basis.