From left, around the table, Bill Miller, Sr., Bill Straatmann, Wally Hellebusch, Dick Oldenburg, consultant with the city economic development office, Pete Tobben and Darren Lamb, the city’s economic development director. Miller, Straatmann, Hellebusch and Tobben all are members of industrial development corporations in the city.

Joe Reagan, new president and CEO of the St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association, visited in Washington Thursday to learn about the city and opinions on issues facing the region. Visiting with him at city hall were economic development leaders and city officials.