As Division Manager, Sara Meess oversees the division's strategy for supporting business and economic growth. She leads the division's business retention and expansion program, and supports a variety of downtown revitalization projects (such as new Nine Rails Creative District). Before coming to Ogden City, Sara worked in archaeology, historic preservation, and environmental consulting around the state of Utah. Sara studied Anthropology at UC Berkeley and later obtained her Master’s in City & Metropolitan Planning at University of Utah. Sara enjoys reading, skiing, and exploring Ogden with her husband and dog.