On May 10, 2022 Inland Action met with Jackie Melendez, Executive Director of Inland Economic Growth & Opportunity (IEGO). The Inland Empire is one of the fastest-growing population and economic centers in the country. Inland Economic Growth & Opportunity (IEGO), a regional cross-sector, bi-county collaborative, is a network of businesses, institutions and stakeholders committed to growing middle-class jobs and pursuing inclusive economic development to improve the quality of life for all Riverside and San Bernardino County residents. IEGO’s work focuses on building industry clusters in Sustainable Logistics, Cybersecurity, Advanced Manufacturing and Green Technology. Its success draws from the spirit of collaboration and the shared values of equity, innovation, and sustainability.