Executive Director, Visit Cook County
Session: Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority and Creative Economy Collaborative (Saturday, 9 – 10:15am)
Linda Jurek is a Grand Marais native. After spending 30 years down south (Duluth), she returned to Cook County MN in 2013 and assumed her role as Executive Director of Visit Cook County. After attending the Blandin Leadership program in early 2014, a focus on the art economy was launched. She has been involved with the Cook County Creative Economy Collaborative since its inception and is pleased to help share the story at the summit.