Providing resources for communities and entrepreneurs to create and retain jobs in Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan & Emmet Counties.

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April Edition of the NLEA President’s Report

April 11, 2016

President's Report-2016.04

You’ve waited long enough…We’ve been busy revamping the look and content of the President’s Report. Check out the latest edition and new style of the NLEA President’s Report.

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NLEA welcomes Katie Jensen

April 6, 2016

Katie Jensen March 2016-resized

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (NLEA) has appointed Katie Jensen to the position of business retention and growth specialist. Jensen will be responsible for working with growth-stage companies throughout the NLEA region. Her primary… read more

MSU Business Librarian Latest Book Report

March 31, 2016

Flash Boys

Terence O’Neill, Entrepreneurship Librarian at MSU’s William C. Gast Business Library provides the NLEA with book reviews of that cover a multitude of business topics. This month Terence reviews Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael… read more


The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance is a public/private non-profit organization serving Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet Counties in Michigan.  Established in 1984, the NLEA mission is to serve as a resource to local communities and businesses to retain and create jobs. Read our story…

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