Contact the LSCP
Address: 101 W. Washington St, Suite 10, Marquette, MI 49855
Phone: (906) 226-6591
Christopher brings nearly 15 years of professional experience in Michigan and Ohio spanning community and economic development, legislative affairs, politics, and regulatory experience to the LSCP. A born and raised Michigander, Christopher got his first taste of UP life as a student at Northern Michigan University and has advocated on behalf of the region ever since. He has a bachelors in Public Administration (NMU) and a master’s in City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University. He also holds accreditations in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and from the National Development Council as an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) and is active with professional organizations including the Michigan Planning Association and the Michigan Economic Developers Association.
Director of Marketing
Ashley has 12 years of experience in marketing, event planning, and creative design. She is a graduate from Central Michigan University with a degree in Commercial Recreation and Facility Management. She is a member of Connect Marquette.
Director of Business Development
Mary has eight years of experience in economic development and is currently working toward becoming a Certified Economic Developer. She also has experience in project management, customer service and real estate (short sales and foreclosures), is a Certified Business Service Professional, certified in Economic Modeling Specialists and a notary public. She serves on the board of directors of the Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA), serves on the the board of directors for the Marquette Breakfast Rotary, is a member of Connect Marquette, and the Accelerate U.P. resource team. Mary is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a degree in Business Management.
Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance
Lois is a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) through the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP). She has been the Executive Director for the Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance since 2017 her economic development background began in 2002 when she was hired at the LSCP where she worked for 11 years. She is a graduate of Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.
Senior Business Development Representative
Brooke has five years of experience in Economic Development and is working on becoming a Certified Economic Developer. She has additional experience in customer service, team management, and consulting services from startup to succession. She serves on the Career Technical Education Committee, Marquette West Rotary Member, a board member of the Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association, and a mentor of the Student Leadership Fellowship Program at Northern Michigan University. She graduated from NMU with a degree in Entrepreneurship.
Outreach and Development Specialist
Megan received her degree in Communication Studies from Northern Michigan University. She loves volunteering with the Marquette County Veterans Alliance, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Connect Marquette, and events around the County of Marquette.
Sue is the Controller at the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) where she has worked since 2003. She is a Northern Michigan University graduate with a degree in Accounting.
Operations and Marketing Coordinator
Email AshleyAshley holds a Bachelors of Fine Art from Northern Michigan University where she studied photography and graphic design. She serves on the board of directors for the Upper Peninsula’s Revolve Creative Conference where she is also the Director of Media. She has 5 years of experience in social media management, content creation, and marketing. She is also a member of Connect Marquette.
Community Economic and Development Coordinator
Email Rachel Rachel holds an associate degree in accounting from Grand Rapids Community College and is currently pursuing her undergraduate business degree at Northern Michigan University. Her passion lies in helping the community thrive and she takes great pride in the Marquette area. As an avid mountain biker and CrossFit enthusiast, she actively engages in recreational activities and connects with the community. With her dedication and enthusiasm, she is committed to making a positive impact on the economic and social development of the community.
Economic Development Project Manager
Email RebeccaRebecca is a student at Bay de Noc Community College, pursuing an Associate Degree in Office Information Systems/Administrative Assistant and holds a certificate in Office Services from NMU. She is the Project Manager for LSCP’s Childcare SPARK program.
International Trade Development Manager
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Business Development Manager
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
Michigan Department of Transportation
MEDC Community Assistance Team
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