Comstock's magazine 0419 - April 2019 - Page 26

n DISCOURSE A City’s Growth Spurt City of Lincoln Economic Development Manager Shawn Tillman on growing business and revitalizing downtown INTERVIEW BY Sena Christian PHOTO: Ryan Angel Meza A s the City of Lincoln’s economic development manager since 2014, Shawn Tillman’s job is to help guide economic growth, redevelop- ment efforts and land-use planning. Comstock’s recently spoke with Tillman about the city’s efforts to attract new business, reactivate its foreign trade zone designation and support invest- ment happening downtown. 26 | April 2019