Economic Development

Regional Engagement Team

The Regional Engagement Division promotes regional economic growth by coordinating the delivery of tailored solutions for business retention and expansion and community development projects. This division serves as the first and primary contact for DED’s local partners and business and community customers as they access state and federal agency resources. The division consists of six regional teams that span the entire state.

To learn more about economic development in Missouri, check out ded.mo.gov.

Team Contacts by Region

Michelle Hataway
Director

573-751-9051
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Lori Becklenberg
Deputy Director

Linda Martin

573-291-5874
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Shari Schenewerk
Regional Manager

573-291-3217
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Pam Harris
Regional Manager

573-694-9007
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Timothy Jackson

816-382-1244
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Austin Albert
Regional Manager

314-250-2655
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Kristi Franklin

573-508-4119
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Becky Wiederholt 

314-795-1675
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Bekah Segrist 

573-536-8112
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Theresa Sampaio

417-848-6173
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Austin Albert
Regional Manager

314-250-2655
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Brendan Dungan

573-522-9864
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Wendy Rains

Lesley Rone
Regional Manager

573-291-5172
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Sandra Cabot

573-508-9673
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Anne Smith

573-395-6242
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