The Economic Development Department recently welcomed Sara Garner to the team as an Economic Development Specialist. In her role, she will be responsible for the business retention and expansion program of outreach for the County. Sara will be visiting businesses to thank them for their investment, determine needs and areas of opportunity, and help connect with resources and services to help them grow and thrive in Pierce County. Prior to coming to Pierce County, Sara served as the Vice President of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce for nearly 13 years where she developed and managed programs and services to help member businesses succeed. Her other experience includes working with the Renton Chamber of Commerce in communications, marketing and operations. You can reach Sara at [email protected] or call (253) 798-2335.