The Lake County Promise
The Lake County Promise highlights why Lake County is not only a great place for business, but a great place for people. In addition to its AAA bond rating, proximity to Chicago, and its vast talent population, Lake County, Illinois has thousands of acres of recreational land and thriving commercial districts, with businesses of all sizes including start-ups and Fortune 500 global headquarters. Lake County promises to offer everything you, your family, and your employees need to flourish, both professionally and personally:
- A highly educated workforce
- Beautiful and diverse recreational areas
- A gateway to global markets
- The right balance between work and play
- Top-ranking schools nationwide
- World-class healthcare in your backyard
- Global industry leaders
- A first-rate quality of life
That’s the Lake County Promise.
Board Chairman, Grainger
"For Grainger, the Lake County Promise delivers a well-educated, highly motivated work force, along with easy access to a major metropolitan area and global markets."
Dr. Catherine Finger
Superintendent, Grayslake District 127
"The Lake County Promise means that as we look into the future, we will have a stronger, better-educated work force to attract business and industries."
National Director of Government Relations, Walgreens
"Lake County offers the type of amenities and support that global businesses like ours look for."
Senior Vice President, JPMorgan Chase
"When you compare Lake County to other regions, we offer a highly educated workforce, a top-ranked school system, and the perfect work-life balance."
President, CR Search
"As a recruiter, I can attest that Lake County has a huge advantage because of its highly-educated workforce. Having a strong talent population decreases recruiting costs."
Lake County Board Chairman
"With a AAA rating, fiscal stability, and an ongoing commitment to investment in physical infrastructure, Lake County government provides an environment that allows businesses to thrive in Lake County."