What's Happening in our Community?
May 25, 2017
Presenter: Bob Trezise, Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP)
Registration & Networking: 11:00-11:30am
Lunch & Presentation immediately following & concludes at 1:00pm
Bob Trezise, President & CEO Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP)
Bob Trezise has been President and CEO of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) since November 2011. LEAP is a private/public 501 © 6 representing Metro Lansing (Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties). It is one of ten appointed (by Michigan Governor Snyder) Collaborative Development Councils representing the leadership of the state in economic development. Since Bob’s tenure, LEAP projects have helped the private sector create 3,348 direct jobs, ranging from Fortune 500 corporate headquarters, manufacturing plants, mixed use community development urban buildings to new high tech firms. Project value is $836 million. Programmatically, under Bob’s tenure, LEAP instituted numerous new programs and initiatives including: Ag Development, Particle Accelerator work, Diversity Lansing, FundLansing, management contracts to staff and run the Lansing Regional SmartZone as well as the city of Lansing’s entire economic development efforts, a region wide brownfield program and funding (EPA) and a Regional Innovation Network of incubators.
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