Meeting of the Minds Speaker
Joan ChaseDirector of Place, DigitalC
Joan Chase is Director of Place and leads DigitalC’s practice focused on placemaking, inclusion, and innovation.Joan has worked in a range of economic development roles including finance, research, business expansion and retention, real estate development, and construction management. She has a degrees in economics and urban studies and has served on non-profit boards dedicated to women’s entrepreneurship, permanent supportive housing, and grassroots grant making. Joan is renovating her historic home in Cleveland’s Ohio City with her witty husband and ill-behaved dog.