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As director of consulting at CAEL, Claire Linnemeier leads and manages the delivery of our consulting projects, primarily focused on Workforce & Development efforts. In addition, she works with CAEL staff to identify new business opportunities and strategize about internal processes and improvements. Linnemeier has a background that ranges from policy and advocacy work to workforce and economic development consulting and strategic planning.
Prior to CAEL, Linnemeier worked in Indiana for Strategic Development Group, Inc. and at Thomas P. Miller & Associates – both are consulting firms that focus primarily on community development and planning, and workforce development and analysis at the regional and national level. She has worked with a wide variety of clients in public, private and non-profit sectors with topics ranging from Housing Needs Assessments to Manufacturing Supply Chain Analyses. Linnemeier has facilitated several community focus groups, planning sessions, and interviews with key stakeholders. She has also worked within higher education, at the University Institutional Research & Reporting Office at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
An Indiana native, Linnemeier received a bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies and a master’s degree in Public Affairs from the School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University.