Lac du Flambeau Business Development Corporation Board Announcement

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Pictured l to r: LDF Business Development Corp. Board of Directors Vice President Edmund Peterson, President Nicole Chapman-Reynolds, At-Large Member Phillip Chapman Jr., Secretary Patricia Marquez, Treasurer Chris Soulier.


The Lac du Flambeau Business Development Corporation, the non-gaming economic development arm of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, today announced its newest board members.

New board members include: Board President Nicole Reynolds-Chapman, Vice President Edmund Peterson, Treasurer Chris Soulier, Secretary Patricia Marquez, and Member-At-Large Phillip Chapman Jr. Ex-Officio Board Members include LDF Tribal Council President Joseph Wildcat Sr. and Tribal Council Secretary Beverly LaBarge. All are enrolled members of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

“We are well-positioned to pursue different economic development opportunities that generate revenue and create jobs while respecting our Tribal cultural values,” Tribal Council President Joseph Wildcat Sr. says. “The BDC continues to grow and diversify in terms of revenue and job creation in areas including construction, financial services, lending, retail and media.”

“All of us from the board of directors to the executive management team take seriously the responsibility of creating a sound economic future for the Seventh Generation,” LDF BDC COO Randy Soulier says. “We welcome our new board members and look forward to continuing to generate new revenue opportunities and the family-sustaining jobs and well-paid careers for those who want to join us. There’s so much potential to build a successful economy that benefits Tribal Membership and the greater Lac du Flambeau community.”

About LDF Business Development Corporation
The Business Development Corporation was created by the Lac du Flambeau tribe to mirror successful tribes, create jobs, and generate revenue outside of gaming.  As an economic arm of the tribe, the BDC and businesses under its umbrella are designed to contribute to the general fund while at the same time, maintain investment capital for future projects/business ventures. Visit to learn more.