Staff Members

Dennis Fraise — CEcD– Chief Operating Officer, Senior Economic Developer

Phone: 319-753-0690
Email: [email protected]

As Chief Operating Officer, Senior Economic Developer, Dennis is responsible for development Lee County EDG’s strategic plan including the development and implementation of a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy for economic development in Lee County. Dennis has economic development experience as Director of Business Services for Louisa Development Group and a marketing background providing mobile website solutions, creative services and results driven marketing.

Dana Millard — Economic Development Project Director

Phone: 319-931-7182
Email: [email protected]

As Economic Development Project Director for Lee County Economic Development Group, Dana’s responsibilities include being the lead on Workforce Development and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs, organizing events, generating communications and heads the business retention and expansion campaign throughout Lee County region. She currently sits on the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council for SE Iowa and connects education with industry to build a talent pipeline.

Board Members

David Schwarz

Chairman

Phil Hecht

Treasurer

Jenny Steffensmeier

Secretary

Dr. Michael Klauser

Director

Bryan Langerud

Director

Jamie Baier

Director

Michael Mohrfeld

Director

Scott Smith

Director

Matt Morris

Director - FMEDC President

Andrea Rogers

Director - KEDC President

Kathy Gabel

Director

Mickey McHale

Director

Scott Piper

Director

Gary Folluo

Ex Officio - Lee County Board of Supervisors

Richard Larkin

Ex Officio - Lee County Board of Supervisors

Michael Norris

Ex Officio - Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commision

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