Mark Lautman, CEcD, CRE, Founding Director of the Community Economics Lab, will join the all-star list of guest speakers featured at the upcoming Business Facilities LiveXchange event. The ninth annual event will take place May 19-21, 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Dallas, Texas. Lautman will present a seminar on Demographics and Site Selection.
With three decades of experience as a professional economic developer, Lautman has designed and managed four economic development programs having procured more than 80 corporate locations, accounting for more than 15,000 new jobs, six million square feet of industrial space, and $11 billion in new investment. His consulting business, Lautman Economic Architecture, LLC, works with community leaders to transform community economies and elevate the professional practice of economic and workforce development. Mark has written a monthly column for the New Mexico Business Weekly, and is the author of a book, “When the Boomers Bail: A Community Economics Survival Guide.”
The Community Economics Lab is a private not-for-profit think tank that innovates new approaches to economic development to work in a labor and capital constrained economy.