Innovate Memphis: Jessica Lotz – New Executive Director

Innovate Memphis develops and delivers bold ideas to address some of the most pressing challenges in Memphis.

Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Jessica Lotz, Executive Director of Innovate Memphis, who shares some of her personal background and what attracted her to the nonprofit that was founded in 2011 as one of the first five Pioneer Cities to implement the Bloomberg Philanthropies innovation team model, which is now active in more than 30 cities around the globe. Innovate Memphis connects the dots between public, private, and nonprofit sectors, creates tactical strategies and collaborative opportunities, and seeks ways to improve Memphis and the Mid-South region. During the interview, Jessica discusses their four main priority areas and their future focus on food security, as well as how the community can support their efforts.

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