Alexandra Deshields has been hired as a community development project manager at Big Sky Economic Development, joining current CDPM Sara Hudson and CD Director Dianne Lehm.
Deshields earned her bachelor's of arts in environmental studies from Rocky Mountain College in Billings. She is in the process of completing her masters of urban and regional planning from Eastern Washington University. Deshields brings knowledge in federal grant funding, community master plan development and community rehabilitation program review. She will be joining BSED in Billings from Washington state where she served as the division director intern for Spokane’s Neighborhood Services & Code Enforcement Division.
Deshields will work closely with the Billings community managing grant applications, renewal projects and other community efforts led by the department. She can be reached at 869-8418.