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Leadership. Advocacy. Results.

The Downtown San Diego Partnership makes ideas happen.

The Downtown San Diego Partnership serves as the leading advocate for the economic vitality and growth of Downtown San Diego. We are a member-based, nonprofit organization with nearly 400 members, representing a variety of business sectors including real estate, technology, banking, law, defense, insurance, communications, energy, and tourism.

Our members are committed to creating a vital and vibrant urban center that benefits the entire San Diego region.

Meet The Team

Betsy Brennan

President & CEO

Justin Apger

Chief Operations Officer

Kaitlin Payne

Senior Vice President
Membership & Events

Alicia Kostick

Vice President
Finance & Administration

Marshall Anderson

Marshall Anderson
Director of Public Policy

Carolyn Perkins

Executive Assistant & Board Liaison

Taylor Stahl

Membership & Events Manager

Lana Harrison

Communications Manager

Kalei Levy

Economic Development & Policy Manager

Alonso Vivas

Executive Director
Clean & Safe Program

Alex Gutierrez

Director of Special Districts
Clean & Safe Program

Dani Garcia

Operations Manager
Clean & Safe

Sean Warner

Director of Community Enhancement
Clean & Safe Program

Ernesto Romo

Senior Operations Manager
Clean & Safe Program

Latara Hamilton

Homeless Outreach Coordinator
Clean & Safe Program

Jill Kernes

Homeless Outreach Coordinator, Clean & Safe Program

Keturah Jackson

Homeless Outreach Coordinator
Clean & Safe Program

Aimee Newman

Staff Accountant
Clean & Safe Program

Marco Circosta

Executive Assistant
Clean & Safe Program

Ketra Carter

Homeless Outreach Lead
Clean & Safe Program

Regina Nolte-Ware

Finance and Operations Specialist

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