Tri-County Development & Placemaking Manager
Dillon Rush serves as the region’s Tri-County Development & Placemaking Manager at LEAP, delivering business attraction, retention, expansion and placemaking to Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties.
Following graduation in 2017 with a degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, Dillon launched CharlotteRising, a main street organization dedicated to creating a vibrant downtown in his hometown of Charlotte, MI. Excited to broaden his economic and community development work in the Lansing region, Dillon joined the LEAP team in late 2018. In his current capacity, Dillon manages initiatives such as the Public Art for Communities grant and Lansing Poet Laureate program, EPA Brownfield Assessment grants and Opportunity Zones, among others, as the tri-county region’s advocate for growth.
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