Business Development

Linda Martinez to Lead City Development Team

She Spent 35 Years at One of the State’s Largest Law Firms

Longtime Bryan Cave attorney Linda Martinez, who previously served as chief of Missouri’s economic development office under former Governor Jay Nixon, became St. Louis’ deputy mayor for development in late April.  She works on a variety of city economic development projects and is a member of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s Cabinet.

Martinez spent 35 years at one of the state’s largest law firms.  She was a partner who handled complex economic development deals using local development incentives, tax-exempt bonds and state tax credits.  Martinez coordinates efforts with the St. Louis Development Corporation and St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.

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