Wiltsie Cretsinger wins Spirit of Excellance Award
Wiltsie Cretsinger, is the owner of the building that Agrilogic Insurance Service LLC in Coon Rapids rents. He convinced corporate managers at Agrilogic that Coon Rapids would be an ideal location for the AIP processing center. In 2011 they agreed and Cretsinger went forward with demolishing a vacant building on 6th street. He built a new office building for the processing center for which he was honored by the Carroll Area Development Corporation on Tuesday with the Spirit of Excellence award. Crestinger says why he felt Coon Rapids was the right location.
The center employees 8 people and has helped keep the Coon Rapids and Carroll County economy strong. He says last year with the drought it was a tough year for Agrilogic. He feels they will have to take it slow and make some changes and he looks forward to the next year. Cretsinger says he was a little surprised when he was named as the award winner.
The Spirit of Excellence award recognizes Carroll County businesses that invest resources in projects that result in larger property tax base and additional jobs in Carroll County.