Saturday, July 20, 2024

Downtown Development Authority Initiates Search for New Executive Director

by BIZ Magazine

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) in Shreveport is on the lookout for a dynamic leader to spearhead its initiatives, following the departure of the longstanding Executive Director, Liz Swaine. The DDA, along with its sister organization, the Downtown Shreveport Development Corporation (DSDC), has formed a search committee, led by DDA Chairman Michael Corbin, to identify the ideal candidate for this crucial role.

The Executive Director of the DDA plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of downtown Shreveport and overseeing the comprehensive development efforts undertaken by the organization. With Liz Swaine’s departure, the DDA seeks an individual with a diverse set of personal, communication, and leadership skills to guide the organization through its next phase.

The search committee encourages qualified candidates to review the detailed Executive Director Job Description available on the DDA’s official website. Interested individuals are invited to submit their applications to [email protected].

In a recent interview with KSLA’s Biskie Duncan, DDA Board Chairman Michael Corbin discussed the qualities and qualifications the organization is seeking in its next Executive Director. The interview provides valuable insights into the expectations and vision for the role.

The DDA, responsible for the ongoing development and revitalization of downtown Shreveport, aims to find a candidate who can continue the positive momentum achieved under Liz Swaine’s leadership. The new Executive Director will not only be responsible for strategic planning and implementation but will also serve as the leader of the DSDC.

For those interested in contributing to the vibrant future of downtown Shreveport, this opportunity to lead the DDA presents a unique chance to make a lasting impact. As the search for the new Executive Director unfolds, the DDA remains committed to ensuring a smooth transition and sustaining the momentum of progress in downtown development.

For more details on the application process and job description, please visit the DDA’s official website downtownshreveport.com.

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