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Economic Development matters are handled by the City's Economic & Sustainable Development Department. Meet the staff below - we look forward to talking with you.

Alex Crowley Director
Alex Crowley

Contact Alex for information about the City's tech park district, and City economic incentives, programs administered by the Economic Development Commission or the Industrial Development Advisory Commission, as well as for assistance with local applications for State of Indiana or other business incentives.
Jacqui Bauer Portrait
Sustainability Coordinator
Jacqui Bauer
(812) 349-3418 bauerj@bloomington.in.gov

Contact Jacqui about City sustainability initiatives, sustainable development projects and the work of the Commission on Sustainability.
Jason Carnes
Assistant Director, Small Business Relations
Jason Carnes

Contact Jason for assistance with small business development, questions about business permits and itinerant merchant licenses, and other business relations matters. In addition, contact Jason for program information about the Bloomington Urban Enterprise Association.
Jackie Duemler
Energy Outreach Coordinator
Jackie Duemler
(812) 349-3558 duemlerj@bloomington.in.gov

Contact Jackie about the Monroe County Energy Challenge, saving energy at home, scheduling the EnergyMobile or EnergyBus for events, or about becoming a Workplace Partner.
Sean Starowitz Assistant Director, Arts
Sean Starowitz
(812) 349-3534 starowis@bloomington.in.gov

Contact Sean for information about the City's Public Art Program, Bloomington Art and Cultural initiatives, community events, and the work of the Bloomington Arts Commission.

laurel waters

Office Manager
Laurel Waters
Ask Laurel about anything. She knows where we are, what we're doing, and can often answer questions better than we can.

Additional support is provided by interns and Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) fellows:

Economic Development

Hannah Weigle
Sustainability

Arts Administration




Information in Economic & Sustainable Development Staff