Michael LaPointe

Economic Development Specialist

He is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. His parents are Jacqueline and the late Kirby LaPointe. His maternal grandparents are Pauline Night Pipe and the late Manley Night Pipe. His paternal grandparents are the late Cecilia “Lois” and Richard “Bobby” LaPointe.

He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the University of South Dakota, with an emphasis in entrepreneurship. Michael stated, “I am proud to be a part of the REDCO team to assist in the development of our economy for the next 7 Generations to make our communities a better place to live, work, and raise our families.” He enjoys spending leisure time with his family, weightlifting, playing Jeopardy & logic-games, and building economic impact models.