Lansing Articles

Category - Local Experts

Our Mission

October 4, 2011

Our Mission

The mission of the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau is to positively impact the area's economy by marketing the region as a travel destination.
What that boils down to is we

Julie Pingston, CMP

January 1, 2011

Julie PingstonJulie Pingston is a busy woman. Juggling family life with a demanding career, she still manages to serve the region's convention needs while taking an active role in the community. When it comes to

Norseha Unin

January 1, 2011

NorsehaNorseha has learned a lot during her time in Greater Lansing and, of course, not all of it has been in the classroom. Along with soaking up the culture and feel of a Big Ten campus, she has learned a

Lupe Izzo

January 1, 2011

Lupe IzzoLupe Izzo grew up in East Lansing and is a huge fan of the Big Ten College town. She feels the mix of students and residents gives it an active, youthful feeling. She really loves the shopping and

Robin Miner-Swartz

January 1, 2011

RobinWhen you ask Robin Miner-Swartz about dining in Greater Lansing you get the inside scoop from a local expert. She writes "The Dish," a weekly column on local restaurants for the daily paper and loves

Nick Grueser

January 1, 2011

NickNick came to the region to join the Lansing Lugnuts minor league baseball administrative staff seven years ago. He found the community has a resounding sense of pride and passion for who they are and

Kevin Helm

January 1, 2011

Kevin HelmWhen the Michigan PGA moved its offices from Detroit to Greater Lansing, Kevin and his family arrived here and immediately felt right at home...and not just on the links! With so many great courses

Murdock Jemerson

January 1, 2011

Murdock JemersonIf you can't find Murdock Jemerson behind his desk at Lansing Parks and Recreation offices, you may find him out enjoying the fruit of his labor. His pride for Lansing's nationally-recognized River

Leslie Donaldson

January 1, 2011

Leslie DonaldsonLeslie Donaldson is passionate about art, and that puts her right at home in Greater Lansing. The region is busting at the seams with artistic and cultural outlets; offering an abundance of both

Lizzie Williams

January 1, 2011

Lizzie WilliamsCurrent Michigan State University student and East Lansing resident Lizzie Williams is full of tradition and spirit! Lizzie is one of many Spartans in her family, including her father and both of her