Laci Lower is the founder of interlace where she brings over 10 years of product management and marketing experience. Her expertise in new product development was cultivated during her 7+ years at Allsteel, in Muscatine, IA, a leading global contract office furniture company within HNI Corporation. While at Allsteel, she successfully led the development of many product lines, most prominent a collection of collaborative furniture, Gather. Laci graduated with an MBA from the University of Iowa Tippie School of Management with concentrations in Marketing and Strategic Management and a BA from Coe College, where she majored in both Business Administration and Computer Science and minored in Economics while being team captain and 4 year letter winner in both basketball and volleyball. Laci is active in many non-profits and community activities throughout the Corridor (Iowa City and Cedar Rapids). She enjoys being involved in the vibrant, local startup community, periodically stepping out of her comfort zone by taking Improv classes, and spending time with her family.