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

DaniseAlanoMartin Director
Danise Alano-Martin
(812) 349-3418

Contact Danise 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.
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.
Michaelsen cityweb Assistant Director for the Arts
Miah Michaelsen

Contact Miah for business assistance related to the Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District, public art partnership opportunities, and for issues administered by the Arts Commission.
Jacqui Bauer Portrait Sustainability Coordinator
Jacqui Bauer
(812) 349-3418

Contact Jacqui about City sustainability initiatives, sustainable development projects and the work of the Commission on Sustainability.

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

Economic Development


Alix Collins
Arts Administration

Brandi Caruthers