Downtown Community Partnership Names New Executive Director

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The Downtown Community Partnership (DCP) has found its next leader. Cindy Graffeo will serve as the 506(c)6 non-profit’s Executive Director starting July 26, 2021.

Cindy Graffeo

Graffeo brings with her nearly five years of experience managing and working with the downtown partnerships in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in addition to serving as the Executive Director of Moorhead Economic Development (EDA). She brings strengths in fundraising, events, and community development and looks forward to bringing the DCP strategic plan to life as the new leader.

“Downtown Fargo is such a vibrant jewel in our community, and it is on the cusp of some amazing opportunities! I am humbled, honored, and most of all excited to join the DCP team and have an opportunity to be a part of it,” said Graffeo.

Shelly Gompf will serve as DCP Interim President until July 30, 2021. She has been with the team since May 2021.