Monday, March 21, 2016
Illinnoyed Ad Creator Goes To Work For Illinois
The vice president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Kelly Nicholl, is best known for creating the "Illinnoyed" ad campaign targeting Illinois businesses to relocate to Indiana. Nicholl has now gone to work for the Illinois Business and Economic Development Corporation as its new marketing director according to Crain's Chicago Business. "I guess I'm going to have to try to undo part of hard work in Indiana," Nicholl told Crain's Greg Hinz, but she does not expect that will be much of a chore. Nicholl maintained her condominium in downtown Chicago even after going to work for the state of Indiana so she's not really relocating. It's interesting that IEDC goes to such great lengths to protect its supposed "trade secrets" under an exception to the Indiana Access to Public Records Act it carved out for itself. Yet someone holding the palace keys is not bound by a non-compete agreement?