Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides vision, direction, and leadership for the Phelps County Development Corporation. The board is composed of no more than 12 individuals that passionately support the growth of the Phelps County economy and are financially committed through the GROW37 Partnership.

While ex-officio members do not have a vote, they are provided with all other privileges afforded to board members. Ex-officio members include: Tom Nutt (Phelps County), Chris Rector (City of Holdrege), Janice Ludeke (Village of Atlanta), Matthew Gregg (Village of Bertrand), Michelle Boulware (Village of Funk), and MJ Pristavec (Village of Loomis).

2023 Work Priorities

Stacy Pafford
Director of Administrative Services


Stacy is the glue that holds the PCDC organization together. If you are unable to identify the staff member that can help you with your questions, Stacy can. More importantly, your message will get to the right person at the right time.

Sally Sadd
Director of Business Services


Sally has been with PCDC since August 2020. She administers PCDC’s GO! Programs, assists and encourages local business owners and entrepreneurs, administers the high-demand jobs scholarship program and engages with employers to recruit, develop and retain talent. Prior to coming to PCDC, Sally worked...

Ron Tillery
Executive Director


Ron has been with the Phelps County Development Corporation since May, 2016. He is the primary contact for companies considering south central Nebraska as a new home or additional location. While recruiting new businesses to Phelps County is one of his most visible roles,...

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