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Michelle RomeroMichelle Romero, AICP, EDFP
Manager of Redevelopment

Office Telephone: (702) 267-1516
Office Fax: (702) 267-1503

Professional Biography:
Michelle Romero, Manager, Henderson Redevelopment Agency, has been an integral part of the City of Henderson redevelopment team since 1999. As Manager, she administers all the services and activities of the Redevelopment Agency and the five Redevelopment Areas: Downtown, Cornerstone, Eastside, Lakemoor Canyon and Tuscany Hills. The Redevelopment Agency works to create economic value, encourage reinvestment in blighted areas and establish an environment where the private sector will invest in the future of the city.

Michelle joined the City of Henderson in 1991. During her city tenure, Michelle has held positions in Public Works, Community Development and Economic Development / Redevelopment. As Manager of Redevelopment, Michelle is overseeing the rebirth of the Water Street District, which will include new housing and retail opportunities, jobs and entertainment venues in coming years. Additionally, she managed the Agency through the completion of infrastructure improvements in Tuscany, and the negotiation of Owner Participation Agreements for tax increment reimbursement for both the Cadence and Union Village projects. Michelle also oversaw the creation of both the Eastside and Lakemoor Canyon Redevelopment Areas.

A Henderson native, Michelle graduated cum laude from Upper Iowa University and holds a bachelor's degree of science. She obtained the Certified Planner (AICP) designation from the American Institute of Certified Planners in 2009 and the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) designation in 2008 from the International Economic Development Council.