Sarah Doss named executive director of Downtown Jonesboro Alliance

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Sarah Doss has been named executive director of Downtown Jonesboro Alliance (DJA). In this capacity, Doss will serve as the authority of information and chief advocate for the commercial district of downtown Jonesboro.

“After talking with Sarah at length in her interview, the board knew without a doubt that she was the perfect fit for executive director of DJA. We felt very lucky to have found someone with Sarah’s strengths. She has hit the ground running since and already made great accomplishments in just a short time,” said Margaret Holloway, Board President of DJA.

Doss is a graduate of Union University in Jackson, Tenn., where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing. Before her time with DJA, Doss oversaw community engagement for First Commercial Bank. She has years of experience in various marketing, sales and customer-service oriented positions.

As the new executive director, Doss will take on the revitalization, partnership and fundraising opportunities that lie ahead for downtown Jonesboro.

Doss is actively involved on the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as well as Leadership Jonesboro, Jonesboro Young Professionals Network, the A-State Committee and United Way of Northeast Arkansas’ Loaned Executive program.

Established in 2010, the Downtown Jonesboro Alliance is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide community outreach and promote downtown Jonesboro as the place to eat, shop and live. The aim is to increase pedestrian traffic and commerce in the downtown Jonesboro shopping, art, restaurant and entertainment businesses. The organization is made up of a board of directors, staff personnel and local volunteers.