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LEAP Announcements

Latest Economic Development Contract Contributes To Unified Regional Service Model LANSING, Mich. – With a confident move toward expanding regional cooperation, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a contract with the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) for economic development services. For several decades, business,...

LEAP Staff Recognized for Dedication to Advancing The Economic Development Profession LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA) held its Annual Conference last week. The theme of this year’s meeting was “CONNECT: People. Ideas. Solutions.” which let economic developers know the connections that are...

LEAP Welcomes New Director of Marketing, Communications, and Talent LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the addition of Victoria Meadows, Director of Marketing, Communications and Talent, to its staff.  Victoria began her career with LEAP on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Victoria joins...

LEAP welcomes new Tri-County Development & Placemaking Manager LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the addition of Josh Holliday, Tri-County Development & Placemaking Manager, to its staff.  Josh began his career with LEAP on Monday, December 19, 2016. Josh previously served as...

Annual Regional Diversity Star Award Presented to Sparrow for its Ongoing Diversity Efforts LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) presented its 2nd Annual Regional Diversity Star Award to Sparrow at its Board of Directors and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at...

LEAP Executive Committee Expands to Serve the Growing Lansing Region  LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the 2017 Officer Slate as presented and approved at its Board of Directors and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Dean Transportation Conference...

Eric Pratt and Kris Klein Join the Business Development Unit at LEAP LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new team members to its staff.  Eric Pratt and Kris Klein began their careers with LEAP on Monday, November...

LANSING, Mich. – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announced the winners of the Excellence in Economic Development awards at the IEDC Annual International Conference in Cleveland, OH.  The Outfield Redevelopment project received two prestigious awards this year. The Lansing Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) through...

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the addition of Joe Carr as the region’s new Startup Innovation Manager. Joe will work in LEAP’s New Economy Division, working closely with its Director Tony Willis. Joe replaces the position recently vacated...

LANSING, Mich. – After welcoming seven new members to the LEAP Board of Directors in 2016, LEAP announced today that Eaton Federal Savings Bank will join LEAP’s Board for the 2016 year. Led by president, Timothy Jewell, Eaton Federal Savings Bank was founded in Charlotte in...