St. Louis Economic Development Partnership CEO talks overall goals, St. Louis Mosaic Project

Sheila Sweeney is a native St. Louisan. Interested in politics from a young age, she worked as an intern for Senator Eagleton and as a legal aide in the Missouri Senate. This led to a career with Citibank as a lobbyist in 49 states. She also started her own company, SM Sweeney & Company, through which she specialized in transactions for property assemblage and commercial and industrial development
for private investors, corporations, and individuals. 

Throughout her career, she remained involved with civic operations. Sweeney was the chair of the St. Louis County Economic Council from 2005 to 2013. This County Council was merged with the economic development agency for the City of St. Louis in 2013 to form the St. Louis Economic Development
Partnership (SLEDP).

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