Karen Lauerman is the President & CEO of the Lake County IN Economic Alliance (LCEA), the Lake County-centric economic development organization. She actively promotes Lake County as a great place to invest, create jobs and establish/expand business operations. Karen received both her BA Communications/Public Relations and BA English/Journalism from Purdue and has a Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Notre Dame University. In addition, she is a published author on articles ranging from economic development to leadership. Karen Lauerman is a strong supporter of many regional organizations and sits on several boards.
Donald Koliboski is the Vice President of Economic Development for the newly created Lake County IN Economic Alliance and former Director of Economic Development for the Northwest Indiana Forum for the past 8 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from DeVry University, Chicago. Donald has completed numerous certification courses. Don has also completed the course work to become a certified economic developer (CeCd) by the International Economic Development Council. Don is the only ED professional to earn this distinction in Northwest Indiana. Donald served as Construction Project Manager on several key projects at BP North America Whiting's Business Unit.
The luncheon will take place on February 11th at the Hobart Community Center, 111 East Old Ridge Road, Hobart. Networking begins at 11:30 and lunch is served promptly at noon. Register below to save $5. Registration at the door is $20. RSVP is required!