Trinity Lutheran College is pleased to announce Lanie McMullin, Executive Director of Economic Development for the City of Everett, as a featured guest in the Leadership Lecture Series: Changing and Shaping Culture.
McMullin will speak on "Lessons I Have Learned: Women in Community Leadership."
This free event will be held Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. and is open to the public.
Lanie McMullin is the Executive Director of Economic Development for the city of Everett. Since 2003, she has worked to coordinate and oversee all departments in an effort to revitalize, redevelop and advance the economic viability of the city of Everett.
McMullin has been the lead strategist in recruiting and retaining indigenous growth in businesses ranging from biotech and aerospace to private colleges and piano bars. Believing that the best economic development strategy is to make a memorable city where today’s workforce is clamoring to live, she has championed gathering spaces, festivals and events, and parks and plazas. McMullin is also the executive director of the Everett Performing Arts Center. Since 1998 she has been responsible for increasing events and economic growth.
McMullin is a sought after keynote speaker throughout the US and Canada on the role of the arts in economic revitalization, components of a memorable community, and the do’s and don’ts of community change. As a consultant she has had a hand in the feasibility, construction, or business operations of over 50 performing arts centers across the country.
McMullin began her career as a freelance director of theater groups throughout the United States. She is an advocate for women in community leadership and her speaking engagements reflect her passion, wisdom and experience as a woman and a leader.
The series, hosted by Trinity president John Reed, is designed to be a service and source of inspiration to the community. The speakers are people who have been significant leaders and people of influence in their chosen professions, and whose work has transformed or shaped culture in a significant way.
The college is thrilled to host Lanie McMullin as a speaker in this year's series.
For more information contact Deb Wendt at 425.249.4716.