iBi - July 2017

Royal Coulter

With a lifelong reputation as a tough businessman whose word is his bond, Royal J. Coulter has lived the American dream—carrying on the vision of his father and grandfather, while passing on the torch to his own three sons.

Ken Hinton

He’s been called an “urban school pioneer” for a decades-long career in Peoria Public Schools District 150—but more importantly, he was known for his caring, commitment and compassion. 

Joan Krupa

A staunch advocate for education and a steady voice for the less fortunate, Krupa served two terms on the Peoria County Board before becoming executive director and CEO of Heartland Community Health Clinic.