As the Economic Development Manager for the City of Lewiston, Misty plays a lead role in attracting development to the City, with a focus on the redevelopment and revitalization of downtown Lewiston and the riverfront. Before becoming Manager, Misty was Lewiston’s Economic Development Specialist for almost four years and was responsible for researching, planning, implementing and promoting a variety of programs and efforts aimed at business attraction and expansion. She also provided support for related community development activities, including grant writing and administration. Misty has been a Town Planner for Wiscasset as well as a Planning and Development Director for Waldoboro. She received her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Maine at Machias and her Master’s degree in Resource Management and Conservation from Antioch University of New England.