St. Louis Mosaic Project Adds Suzanne Sierra as Senior Program Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 24, 2019

Contact: Betsy Cohen
Executive Director
St. Louis Mosaic Project
[email protected]

St. Louis Mosaic Project Adds Suzanne Sierra as Senior Program Manager

St. LOUIS– Betsy Cohen, Executive Director of the St. Louis Mosaic Project in the World Trade Center-STL within the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, announced today that Suzanne Sierra has joined the organization as Senior Program Manager. She leads key programs with major stakeholders including corporations, universities, ethnic communities and multicultural programs.

Suzanne served as Mosaic’s Latino Outreach Consultant for three years during which time she initiated and completed senior collaboration opportunities for Mosaic with Square and other regional organizations. She also led Hispanic outreach projects including the development of Mosaic's bilingual, St. Louis loteria game and its distribution to dozens of organizations and schools throughout St. Louis. She also worked with Mosaic partners to establish a special designation by the City of St. Louis to recognize Latino contributions along Cherokee Street.

Prior to joining Mosaic, Suzanne operated her own public relations business providing communications counsel to non-profits and companies including Verizon, Luxco, NAMI-St. Louis and North County, Inc.

Previously, Suzanne spent 15 years with Anheuser-Busch where she directed issue advertising, crisis communications, media training and outreach to the US Hispanic community.  Prior to Anheuser-Busch, Suzanne worked at Fleishman-Hillard, a global PR firm, handling Hispanic publicity for Anheuser-Busch, Valvoline and other clients.  She has also served as City Council member for Olivette and is a former Board member of Laumeier Sculpture Park, NAMI-St. Louis and KDHX Radio.

She is the proud daughter of immigrants from Colombia and is bilingual.

About St. Louis Mosaic Project

The St. Louis Mosaic Project was launched in 2012 in response to an economic impact report, outlining St. Louis to be lagging in immigrant growth as well as highlighting the economic benefits of increasing its foreign-born population. The Mosaic Project is a regional initiative that is professionally managed by St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, World Trade Center St. Louis and a 32-member committee. Its goal is to transform St. Louis into the fastest growing major metropolitan area for immigration by 2025, to add 25,000 more foreign born to the region from 2016-2025 and to promote regional prosperity through immigration and innovation. Learn more at www.stlmosaicproject.org

 

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