Regional Economic Summit on Early Learning

Ready to Grow St. Joe welcomes regional business and community leaders to join the work of building a thriving economy by ensuring a sustainable, high quality, affordable early learning system is in place. Aligning with the Regional Cities Initiative, business representatives from Elkhart, Marshall and St. Joseph Counties are encouraged to attend. At this event, local and statewide experts will share how childcare and workforce play hand in hand, and how companies can better support their employees.

Jason Lippert, CEO of Lippert Components, will share how his company is taking big steps to create work environments that support employees and their families. Through his leadership, Lippert is thriving. Participants will hear from other regional leaders, including:

Regina Emberton | President & CEO
South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership

Amanda Lopez | President
Transform Consulting Group

Rose Meissner | President
Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

Jeff Rea | President & CEO
South Bend Regional Chamber

Andrew Wiand | Executive Director

Linda Yoder | Executive Director
Marshall County Community Foundation
Marshall County United Way