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Robert L. Trezise, Jr.

Robert L. Trezise, Jr.

President & CEO

Bob Trezise has been President and CEO of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) since November 2011.  LEAP is a private/public 501 (c) 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 ...

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Steven L. Willobee, LEED AP

Steven L. Willobee, LEED AP

Chief Operating Officer

Steve serves as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP). Steve has over 15-years of experience in assisting governmental and private clients secure financial incentives and address federal, state and local requirements associated with redevelopment projects, including seven years with the Michiga...

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Tedi Parsons, CCC, CEC, CPC

Tedi Parsons, CCC, CEC, CPC

Executive Administrator
Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator

Tedi R. Parsons comes to LEAP bringing over 15-years of professional experiences with a strong background in human resources, operations and top level executive support, including holding positions as Vice-President of Operations & Human Resources, Sr. Executive Assistant, Facilities/Operations Manager, and Executive Administrator.   ...

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Karl Dorshimer

Karl Dorshimer

Director, Business Development

With over 20 years of experience in economic development at both the regional and local level Karl brings a wide variety of skills and practical knowledge to the LEAP team.   He is an expert in Brownfield Redevelopment, Intergovernmental Development, Development Finance and Business Expansion, Retention and Attraction.  He has been d...

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Keith Lambert

Keith Lambert

Tri-County Development Manager

Keith Lambert is the Tri-County Development Manager for the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP). As part of the Business Development group, Keith works to augment LEAP’s support system outside the immediate Lansing area by engaging communities across the greater region and expanding their capabilities in general economic development and ...

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Quin D. Stinchfield

Quin D. Stinchfield

Manager of Business Incubation

Quin D. Stinchfield serves as Business Incubation Manager under the New Economy Division for the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP). In this role, Quin works with entrepreneurs and business incubators throughout the Greater Lansing region to help foster and create a Regional Incubation Network, an entrepreneurial ecosystem, and help with the ...

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Tony Willis

Tony Willis

Director, New Economy Division

Tony is the Business Acceleration Manager for LEAP where he assists business owners and entrepreneurs get their ideas from concept to market as soon as possible. He helps businesses tap into the vast amount of resources Greater Lansing has to offer whether it be the Business Accelerator Fund, business pitch competitions, local incubators, and many ...

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Marchelle Smith

Marchelle Smith

Controller

Marchelle Smith is multi-talented bringing almost 12 years of downtown revitalization expertise and over 22 years of high-level business management experience.  Marchelle keeps everything running seamlessly at the Lansing Economic Development Corporation, whether it is managing the organization’s complicated financial reporting and opera...

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Sara Parkinson

Sara Parkinson

Director, Communications & Talent

Sara Parkinson serves as the Director of Communications and Talent leading the Talent & Placemaking department for LEAP. In this role, Sara works closely with state and regional partners to make the Lansing region a welcoming community for the talented workforce we currently have and are striving to attract. Sara currently managed the City of L...

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Gabriela M. Allum

Gabriela M. Allum

Project Coordinator

Gabriela Allum serves as the Project Coordinator for the Business Development Department at LEAP. In this role, Gabriela supports LEAP’s Business Development team in a number of ways including oversight and administration of economic development programs for potential prospects and projects under development. Gabriela has worked with LEAP&r...

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