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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

Kaitlin Phillips

Senior Vice President
Membership & Events

Mari Katherine Urtasun

Senior Vice President
Marketing & CEP

Alicia Kostick

Vice President
Finance & Administration

Carey Algaze

Vice President
Economic Development & Land Use

Angela Wells

Director of Communications

Alexandra Berenter

Director of Public Affairs

Alex Waters

CDI Program Manager

Taylor Stahl

Membership & Events Coordinator

Lana Harrison

Communications Coordinator

Kalei Levy

Policy & Programs Coordinator

Ryan Shuff

Office & Executive Support Coordinator

Alonso Vivas

Executive Director
Clean & Safe Program

Alex Gutierrez

Director of Operations
Clean & Safe Program

Ernesto Romo

Operations Manager
Clean & Safe Program

Franklin Coopersmith

Human Resources 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

Accounting Coordinator
Clean & Safe Program

Marco Circosta

Executive Assistant
Clean & Safe Program

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