Economic Development Manager
City of Lewiston
Misty Parker is the economic development manager for the City of Lewiston. In her role with the City she is focused on downtown redevelopment, strengthening the community through creative programs and services, and supporting business owners to establish and expand in the city. Currently, Misty is working with community partners on a HUD Choice Neighborhood planning project, developing a transformation plan for Lewiston’s most distressed neighborhood through the lenses of housing, neighborhood, and people. Prior to coming to Lewiston in 2014, Misty worked on economic development and town planning in the Midcoast area. Misty holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies from UMaine Machias and a Masters in Resource Management and Conservation from Antioch University New England.