Marty Vanags has been the President of the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership since May of 2015. As President, Marty is responsible for a proactive and aggressive economic development organization seeking out new investment for Saratoga County. Previously Vanags served as Vice President for Regional Economic Development and Executive Director of the Indy Partnership a business unit of the Indy Chamber, and has also held economic development leadership positions in Bloomington-Normal, Freeport, and Rockford, all communities in Illinois. He also has experience in private sector real estate development and city management. Vanags is a graduate of Illinois State University and Northern Illinois University (MPA) and has over 32 years of experience in community and economic development, private commercial real estate development and business management. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).