Board of Directors

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Board of Directors: David Lehman - Ex Officio Member

Advanced Manufacturing Business Development Manager
ND Dept. of Commerce

Dave Lehman is the Advanced Manufacturing Business Development Manager with the North Dakota Department of Commerce. In this role, it is his responsibility to grow North Dakota's manufacturing footprint. Originally from western North Dakota, he received his engineering degree from North Dakota State University and his MBA from University of North Dakota. After college, he spent 11 years in the compact construction industry in North Dakota and France as a manufacturing engineer and manager. In 2009, he joined NDSU's College of Engineering as a resource for manufacturers, inventors, and for the economic development community. 

Aside from his Commerce role, Dave is a real estate agent with offices in Bismarck and Minot. He owns and operates a portfolio of rental properties along the Missouri River, and serves on various regional economic development committees.