Lake City – Minnesota
Lake City lies along Lake Pepin, a wide portion of the Mississippi River.
Lake City is located 65 miles southeast of the Twin Cities at the intersection of U.S. Highways 61 and 63 on the Mississippi River at Lake Pepin..
Cailin joined CEDA in October 2021 as a Community and Economic Development Specialist for the City of Lake City. Cailin is originally from Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from The Ohio State University in 2019 with a degree in Real Estate & Urban Analysis and Economics. Before joining the CEDA team, Cailin worked in the retail sector as a Merchandise Planner for Abercrombie & Fitch. In addition to her professional business experience, she has a background in nonprofit management focused in fundraising, youth development and housing assistance.
Cailin has a passion for serving local communities and its residents, and is especially interested in housing, marketing, tourism and community engagement. She is excited to leverage her prior nonprofit and professional experience to integrate herself into the communities she serves and help them grow.
Beth KM Tomscak
Beth KM Tomscak joined the CEDA team in November 2021 as a Community & Business Development Specialist for the City of Lake City. Beth brings over 13 years of non-profit experience via Junior Achievement concentrating on entrepreneurship development for youth. Beth grew up in Duluth/Superior and earned her B.S. Degree in Communications/Journalism at UW-Superior. She also brings vast experience as a small business owner which she is eager to share with her community. In her free time she enjoys traveling, running and spending time with her grown daughters who both are scientists at Mayo in Rochester.