Sarah Custer joined the Dayton Development Coalition in 2015. In her role as Project Manager, Sarah works closely with economic development partners at the state and local levels, and other key stakeholders in business expansion and attraction projects throughout the 12 county Dayton Region. Her responsibilities also include community engagement & outreach and business development efforts. Additional areas of focus include redevelopment and revitalization opportunities in the region.
Prior to joining the DDC, Sarah spent 5 years in Project Manager with Innomark Communications, and has worked in real estate in the Cincinnati area. She was recently recognized by the Dayton Business Journal in the 2018 Class of Forty Under 40 Awards.
Sarah co-chairs a regional Economic Development Young Professionals (ED YP) group, in association with OEDA, which professional development, networking opportunities, education and industry insights to those who are new to economic development or interested in started their career.
Sarah is a graduate of Ohio University. She lives with her husband and daughter in Monroe, Ohio.