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Megan Flanagan named City Center Partnership Director

MANKATO, MINN. (September 9, 2015) – Megan Flanagan has recently been selected as the City Center Partnership Director.

Megan - City Center Partnership DirectorMegan comes to the position with more than 15 years of experience in the nonprofit and government sector which includes many of those years in strong leadership roles. Megan recently located to Greater Mankato from the Iowa City area. She most recently was Managing Director for the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts and was responsible for enriching the community and contributing to the growth of the downtown Coralville area.

While much of Megan’s professional background comes from working within arts organization, her M.B.A. in Non-Profit Management and body of work are indicative of her strong portfolio of skills required to lead, facilitate and manage the business of community based, volunteer organizations.

“During the interview process, Megan’s active listening skills, innovation, purposefulness, passion, and transferrable experiences all distinguished her as an excellent match with the role of our City Center Partnership Director” said Jonathan Zierdt, president & CEO of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. “She is adept at building and maintaining inclusive relationships, fostering consensus, project management, communication and the value of keeping everyone informed and engaged.”


“She has a keen sense for the value of a vibrant urban core, and its inextricable link to regional vitality, including other thriving commercial areas and downtowns within the regional marketplace. Megan’s prior professional relationships all consistently describe her ability to enable volunteers, partnering stakeholders and organizations to exceed expectations” said Zierdt.


"I'm excited for the opportunity to join Greater Mankato Growth and the City Center Partnership. I look forward to getting to know the people and businesses who make the City Center such a vibrant part of our community” said Megan Flanagan.


About City Center Partnership
City Center Partnership serves as a catalyst to implement the City Center Renaissance Plan and support private & public investment in City Center projects, programs and initiatives that attract a greater number of employees, customers and residents to the City Center. City Center Partnership is an affiliate of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.


Contact: Amy Linde, 507.382.3993 or alinde@greatermankato.com



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