Christina Briggs, Economic Development Manager

Christina Briggs is a champion of economic development and redevelopment for City governments. Over the past 10 years, she has managed mixed-use, retail, and hotel development projects and has lead efforts in business recruitment, job development, and business retention strategies. Christina takes particular pride in serving as an interface between business and government to create “win win” collaborations. She also provides economic health analysis, including development of industry cluster strategies for manufacturing and emerging technology.

Christina is a member of the Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance, International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute and a committee chair for the Silicon Valley Manufacturing Roundtable.

She received her B.A. in Language Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz and her Master of Public Administration Degree from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Where you’ll find me off hours: cooking a gourmet meal ... speaking French ... spending weekends in Santa Cruz.