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DEED Headquarters 

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Oriane Casale651-259-7383
LMI Assistant Director
Economic and workforce trends, Minnesota's energy industry, employee benefits, career information

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John Clay , 651-259-7389
Research Analysis Specialist
Minnesota cost of living, minimum wage, understanding the LMI website

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Steve Hine651-259-7396
LMI Director
Economy and job market, business employment dynamics, industry trends, forecasting methods, economic cycles and recessions

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Alessia Leibert, 651-259-7392
Research Project Manager
Skills gap survey, graduate employment outcomes and higher education data, hiring demand, career information

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Dave Senf, 651-259-7410
Senior Research Specialist – Projections
Long-term occupational and industry employment projections, short-term employment forecasts, forecasting methods, economic cycles and recessions

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 Regional Analysis and Outreach 

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Chet Bodin , 218-825-2183
Regional Analyst – Northwestern Minnesota
Greater Minnesota economy and job market, industry trends, workforce availability, hiring demand

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Luke Greiner , 320-308-5378
Regional Analyst - Central and Southwestern Minnesota  
Greater Minnesota economy and job market, industry trends, workforce availability, hiring demand

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Cameron Macht , 320-441-6596
Regional Analysis & Outreach Manager
Greater Minnesota economy and job market, demographic trends, industry analysis, hiring demand, career information, economic development, workforce development, higher education

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Tim O'Neill651-259-7401 
Regional Analyst - Twin Cities
Twin Cities economy and job market, industry trends, workforce availability, hiring demand

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Mark Schultz507-205-6068 
Regional Analyst –Southeastern Minnesota
Greater Minnesota economy and job market, industry trends, workforce availability, hiring individuals with criminal backgrounds

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Erik White, 218-302-8413
Regional Analyst – Northeastern Minnesota
Northeast Minnesota economy and job market, industry trends, workforce availability, hiring demand

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