Lisa Dan, administrative assistant at the Starke County Economic Development Foundation (SCEDF) for the past 10 years, was recently named a finalist for the 2016 Influential Women of Northwest Indiana recognition award. Ms. Dan was nominated by previous past presidents of the Foundation, Diane Thalmann and Bill Sonnemaker. Ms. Thalmann was a previous winner back in 2011 as Most Influential Woman in the category of Economic Development.
Dan was named a finalist in the category of Up and Coming in the field of economic development and was honored at the annual awards banquet held on September 29, 2016 at Avalon Manor in Merrillville, Indiana. One Influential Woman and one Up and Coming Woman were recognized in each of 11 business categories, including business, construction/architecture/engineering, economic development, education, financial, government, healthcare, law, marketing/media, non-profit and service/tourism.