St. Louis, Missouri

Welcome to CommuniTIES, the Baker Tilly podcast series where we speak with public sector leaders about proactive and practical guidance to help governmental entities protect and enhance their value.

Neal Richardson, the President and CEO of the St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC) joins hosts Jolena Presti and Elias Mathes on this episode of CommuniTIES, presented by Baker Tilly.

Under Neal’s leadership, the SLDC has undertaken an impressive effort to restructure its development incentive program to ensure that the process becomes more clear and transparent. Together, the group discusses the importance of equitable economic development and the roles that strategic planning and analysis play in implementing economic development incentives.

Don’t miss this insightful episode of CommuniTIES, brought to you by Baker Tilly.

“We were looking for a trusted partner when we started this incentive process. Someone the business community can respect, but also for the public to appreciate. And so that's what Baker Tilly brought to the city of St. Louis."
Neal Richardson, President and CEO of the St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC)

Meet this episode’s thought leaders:

  • Jolena Presti, Managing Director, Baker Tilly Public Sector Advisory
  • Elias Mathes, Manager, Baker Tilly
  • Neal Richardson, President & CEO of the St. Louis Development Corporation

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