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Newcomer Resources

Welcome to the Quincy region!

For those considering a move, or moving to the area, our concierge program is for individuals and families to help you get to know and choose Quincy & Adams County. Then, we are here to simplify your move by connecting you with people, community and resources, for a smooth transition, so you can get to know us and jump right in.

We are here to answer any questions you have, but aren’t sure where to go, or who to ask.

Our community is also on a journey to take notice of challenges related to diversity, equity and inclusion in Quincy & Adams County, IL. With a shared desire to understand challenges and engage community we come together. Currently, our Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce offers a Diversity & Inclusion Academy, with other groups continuing to engage.

Connect With Us

Choose what’s best for you. We want all residents to feel welcomed and connected to the community and have resources needed to thrive. Choose a form below whether you are just curious about Quincy, or want to be paired with a Community Guide.

Curious about Quincy

Be Our Guest

We are excited to connect and welcome people to our community. We know you have choices when it comes to where you work and live, we hope you choose Quincy & Adams County, IL and we want to show you why. ♥️

Let us help you get to know our home, our culture and the people who make this community special.

The Concierge Program is intended for newcomers, boomerang residents and those looking to get to know people and plug into the Quincy & Adams County Community as a talent attraction and preservation program. We want to build a welcoming, inclusive and diverse community, which in turn fosters economic vitality for our region.

Our services work to provide a direct connection to residents, important resources and information for recruiting, moving and transitioning.

Meet Your Guides

Here to help you every step of the way. *On the Steering Team

Stacy Atteberry

Blessing Health System

I’m an Army brat who loves spending time with family. Including my husband, three kids and dog.

Leslie Blase*

Quincy Medical Group

Latonya Brock*

President & CEO
Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce
Program co-chair

I’m a transplant from Indianapolis who loves spending time with family and holds a degree in biblical studies.

Alex Brown

First Bankers Trust

I’m a big history buff and enjoy local music events, a good hike and camping trips!

Bill Burns

Transitions of Western Illinois

I previously lived in Portland Oregon and was an ESL tutor.

Holly Cain*

Executive Director
See Quincy – Tourism

Love being in nature, enjoying outdoor recreation, biking and playing pickleball.

Caroline Campbell*

Bank of Springfield

I am transplant from France. I have lived in Dubai and multiple cities in the US and have made Quincy my hometown because of it’s fantastic community of people! I have a passion for Family, connecting people together and for the new things that come to our town! I geek out over dogs and I volunteer at a rescue horse stable that provides therapeutic riding services for all.

Joi Cuartero Austin

GREDF Staff

I’m a transplant from Chicagoland with 34 first cousins, which surprisingly isn’t a lot for Quincy! I used to work in music television and love to lindy-hop.

Kelsey Deters*

Quincy Art Center

I collect copies of the book “Little Women” with copies in 4 languages from 5 different countries with interests in theatre, baking, traveling, reading, and hosting dinner parties!

Sara Deters*

The District

I’m an only child that likes to serve my community and enjoys painting, pilates, dancing, hiking, traveling and reading.

Clara Ehrhart

Mercantile Bank

Fun fact, Britney Spears follows me on Twitter. I’m a 6th generation Quincy resident who loves arts and outdoors and is a member of Quincy Young Professionals and on the Sunset Home board.

Grant Farmer

First Bankers Trust

I host trivia at Quincy Brewing Company and am a big fan of board games. I’m a member of Rotary, a fan of performances at the Quincy Community Theater and Blues in the District as well as the occasional game of tennis and ultimate frisbee.

Bruce Guthrie*

Executive Director
The District

I’ve been a part of four NBA championships and love watching my son coach basketball. I’m a native of Adams County and am back after living in Texas for over 30 years.

Scott Koontz*

Dale Koontz – Builder, Inc

Once I got the chance to shake hands with Sam Walton when he was in town trying to sneak a peek at his competition and enjoy spending time with my wife, children and granddaughters.

Dalton Leebold

First Bankers Trust

 

My hometown was only 5 people! But love socializing with new people. I also enjoy fishing when possible, watching or playing football, basketball and baseball, as well as playing video games.

Emily Pridemore*

Freiburg Insurance Agency

I’m a former competitive fighter and an expert sitter, whether it’s babysitting, dog sitting or house sitting!

Alison Shafer

Freelance Director/Choreographer

I love old homes, gardening, the arts, and travel and am a transplant from the Hawkeye state.  I enjoy conversation, ideas and stories, and I love to tap dance.

Alisha Smith

Blessing Health System

I volunteer at a local stable & my family rescued a retired race horse. My husband & kids race go karts and the kids love riding dirt bikes.

 Shelly Steinkamp

O’Brien Insurance Agency LLC

 

I’ve travelled to all 50 states and 3 continents. I’m definitely a foodie, enjoy entertaining in my home, giving back to my community and spending time with positive people.

Stephanie Whitney*

Blessing Health System

I have 5 siblings, love to travel and be active. I love all the outdoor biking, hiking and boating activities, and Blues in the District is a must attend event in Quincy.

Learn more about the region with some of our best Quincy Guides

  • Career Opportunities
  • Community Tours | Schedule yours today
  • Quincy Right On Q | Getting to know your community – TBA Course
  • Housing Resources
  • Utility Information
  • Childcare
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Worship
  • Recreation
  • Social & Civic
  • Services & Businesses

Our Partners

Quincy Concierge Services are made possible through a network of our economic development partners below, local businesses, as well as new and lifelong residents.

Guide Application

We have an amazing team of diverse people to help newcomers, boomerang residents and those looking to plug into the Quincy & Adams County get to know others and our community.

Contact us to learn more about being a part of the team.