Will is the Director of Economic Development & Planning at Downtown Raleigh Alliance in Raleigh, NC. Will is a passionate place management professional who loves telling the story of downtown through data. He has over 5 years of experience in working in the economic development, planning and place management industries. Will’s skills include economic research, real estate development and government advocacy. Previously, Will worked for Live It Up! Hillsborough Street and the Blue Ridge Corridor Alliance as their Director of Economic Development.