Jan Lauer Partner

As Director, Program Development & Industry Relations, for the University Energy Partnership, Jan Lauer works to bring industry and university experts together to solve business challenges and move new technology into the marketplace.

For the past six years, Ms. Lauer has also served as the Director of 3 Rivers Clean Energy, an economic and workforce development initiative founded in 2006 with a mission to grow the energy industry in the southwestern Pennsylvania region. Prior to taking on this role, Ms. Lauer served for nearly eight years as Senior Vice President of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, a private, non-profit leadership organization dedicated to improving the economy and quality of life of the Pittsburgh region.

Ms. Lauer also spent twenty years in corporate research. She held the position of Operations Manager for the Northrop Grumman Science and Technology Center and had the opportunity to build the new 150 person research lab. Prior to that she served as Operations Manager for the Westinghouse Science and Technology Center and spent many years as a scientist in the labs as well.

Ms. Lauer volunteers her time as President of Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities and Vice President of Eastern Area Adult Services.

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The MAPA Group mission is to build significant value for clients by providing superior, creative and strategic business development services while conducting business with irreproachable integrity at all times and under all circumstances.

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  • Renewable Energy including wind, solar, biomass
  • Technology
  • Environment and Energy Policy
  • Infrastructure: Airports, Transportation, Aeronautics, and Water
  • Local, Municipal, and Regional Economic Development
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