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Shannon Landauer, CEcD

President & CEO

With more than a decade’s experience in economic development, Shannon Landauer is an accomplished professional who consistently demonstrates strong leadership attributes and dedication to the industry.

Landauer got her start in economic development at the Boone County Development Agency in Albion, Nebraska. During her tenure, she served as Administrative Assistant and then Executive Director. She then served as the Executive Director for both the Carroll Area Development Corporation and the Carroll Chamber of Commerce for seven years before joining the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation as the President and CEO. In this role, she leads a professional team in business retention & expansion, attraction, and transition; entrepreneurship; workforce; and housing development. Additionally, the team provides support for community projects within the region.

Currently, Landauer is the President of Professional Developers of Iowa, a member of the Iowa Rural Development Council, Empower Rural Iowa Grow Task Force, Iowa Department of Transportation’s Automated Transportation Advisory Council, Heartland Economic Development Course Faculty, and various local boards and committees. In 2017, she earned her Certified Economic Developer Designation from the International Economic Development Council.