The Team

Mark Lautman, Principal

During his 35 year career as an economic architect, Mark Lautman designed and managed the execution of economy building projects for three major master planned community projects in the United States, AMREP Corporation’s Rio Rancho project, STRED’s project in Santa Teresa, and Forest City Enterprises Mesa Del Sol development in Albuquerque New Mexico. Together his programs procured over 80 project transactions resulting in 15,000 new jobs. Mark is a founding member of the CELab, co-founder of InvestUS in Albuquerque, founder and Principal of Lautman Economic Architecture, and author of “When the Boomers Bail”, a book on how economic and demographic forces are changing the job creation game.
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Charles Lehman, Principal

Charles Lehman is director of an Albuquerque economic consulting company specializing in workforce, economic development and education issues.   He has over 40 years experience in the governmental, nonprofit and private sectors serving as a administrator, board member, and technical expert for state and national organizations and projects.

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Paul Hamrick, Managing Associate

Paul has a background in business and strategic planning. During his work as coordinator for the Small Business Institute at UNM, he developed plans for several existing businesses ranging from sales strategy to financial management. In his role as Managing Associate for the CELab, he coordinates project work between partners, manages grants, and assists in the development of process tools, models and other program innovations.

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Scott Miller, Associate

Scott Miller established Circles USA in 1992 to inspire and equip communities to resolve poverty. He is also the lead developer of Circles® model, a community-building approach that builds relationships across income lines to support families moving out of poverty and into economic stability.
Scott began his focus on poverty in the late 70’s as a volunteer serving people who were homeless in Rochester, NY. Since then, he has initiated projects throughout North America that directly help families out of poverty while educating the community about what changes must be made to eventually eradicate conditions that cause poverty. Scott sits on the CELab Board of Directors and is a member of the SoloWorks Consortium.

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Dale Hendrickson, Associate
Corricaminos LLC
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Steve Howe, Associate
Steve Howe Consulting LLC

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Thinkers & Contributors

Bill Knauf
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