Congratulations! Jessica Garrow (RFL Class of 2009) named City of Aspen Director of Community Development Department


City Manager Steve Barwick didn’t have to look far to find the next director of the Community Development Department. Barwick announced Tuesday the promotion of long range planner Jessica Garrow, 33, to run the department, which includes the city’s building, historic preservation, and planning and zoning offices. The position attracted 40 applicants, leading to the selection of four finalists. Two of them, however, dropped out, leaving Garrow and Sheryl Bower, director of Community Development Services for the city of Longwood, Florida, as the remaining two candidates. “We were fortunate to have finalists with excellent skills, experience and understanding of resort communities,” [...]