Loren Heyns, Georgia Department of Economic Development
Loren Heyns is a Programmer Analyst at the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). Loren's programming background includes data-driven websites for Georgia State Parks, CNN, Green Law, and Georgia directories for Aerospace, Trade, Logistics and CameraReady film sites. From 2000 to 2015, Loren ran DreamStudio
with his wife Terri and co-developers Don Adams and Barbara Wrede, creating environmental education websites for eight southeast states, Wisconsin and Hawaii. Loren studied two semesters of Computational Science and Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Georgia Tech. Loren's undergraduate degrees are in Communication Studies and Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara. Loren also studied Telecommunications and Interactive Design at Michigan State University's Comm Tech Lab.