Sarah Kerner

Leadership Team
Title: Director of Economic Development
Phone: 417-864-1035

Sarah has served as Economic Development Director since October 2015, and her duties include development initiatives, including center city redevelopment, economic incentives, and coordination of the review of significant development proposals. Previously, Sarah spent 8 years working as an Assistant City Attorney in the City of Springfield Law Department. In that role, she represented a wide range of City departments, including Airport, Health, Public Works, and Planning. Sarah is a member of Leadership Springfield Class 31 and was named one of Springfield Business Journal's 40 Under 40 in 2009 and 12 People You Need to Know in 2008. She graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law in 2004. 

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