LEAP ANNOUNCES RE-CONFIGURATION OF NEW ECONOMY DIVISIONThe Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce that Tony Willis was moved from Manager to Director of LEAP’s re-configured New Economy Division. Quin Stinchfield will be the Manager of Business Incubation. Willis will run the region’s entrepreneurial system, the RING, while Stinchfield will operate the TIC and Runway incubators as well as manage their programming and continue the exciting expansion of incubators throughout the region. Additionally, as part of LEAP’s organizational re-configuration, Karl Dorshimer has been promoted to the Director of the Business Development division while COO Steve Willobee had his duties expanded so that, in addition to continuing his leadership of Business Development, Willobee will have a more hands on, day-to-day management relationship to the New Economy Division. LEAP is determined to take the region’s entrepreneurial and business startup initiatives to a new, national level of prominence and success, thus LEAP will be introducing an aggressive series of new programs designed to increase likelihood of startup businesses and entrepreneurial culture growing throughout the Lansing region.