Jeri Mintzer is the Deputy Director of the Economic Development Team, overseeing its programs and guiding its technical work. Jeri previously managed the Governors’ Institute on Community Design, working with over 20 state agencies and governors’ cabinets to deliver workshops on smart growth principles, transportation reform, economic development, and more. Since 2011, Jeri has worked across many of SGA’s programs and disciplines, including advocacy campaigns, public engagement, and transportation reform. In addition, she provides speechwriting support to Governor Parris Glendening and his engagements across the country. Jeri can be reached at jmintzer [at] smartgrowthamerica [dot] org.