The search for a new Executive Director is underway. We will announce when the position has been filled.


July 14, 2021 Members of the media requesting more information should contact the LAIC office.

LAIC Seeks Executive Director

Fosheim joins East River Electric’s REED Fund

The LAIC announces that Executive Director, Eric Foshiem has accepted the position as Economic Development Manager with East River Electric Power Coop in Madison. In Eric’s new role he will be managing East River’s REED Fund. As you may know, Linda Salmonson held that position for many years as a strong member of the LAIC Board, Loan Committee, and lending partner.

While we are sad to see Eric leaving, we are proud of the work that has been accomplished in his time with the LAIC. The REED Fund has partnered with the LAIC on a number of projects, and we are excited to continue to work with Eric and his team at East River on future projects.

We hope you can join us in congratulating Eric on his new position.Eric's last day at the LAIC office is August 20th. As we begin our search for a new Executive Director, we look forward to introducing them to you in the near future and appreciate your support as we continue our mission of creating a strong, progressive economic development office for Madison and Lake County.

Dedicated to Growth & Prosperity

Lake County

The LAIC is a one-stop resource for businesses seeking to grow in Lake County. The LAIC will provide workforce, building, land and tax information that will satisfy the economic needs of growing companies. Lake County is fueled by a diversified, technology-driven economy. The economic development office has positioned itself to achieve sustained economic prosperity.

Mission Statement: To enhance the quality of life for all citizens of the Lake County area and to facilitate the development and retention of quality jobs that are environmentally and economically compatible for Lake County. The LAIC, in cooperation with other organizations, initiates and develops leadership, markets the area to both prospective new business and residents, fosters and manages change, and nurtures a positive, cooperative and progressive attitude.

If you are interested in growing your company, look to the Lake Area Improvement Corporation. Discover the Unexpected in Madison and Lake County.

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