The Rochester Downtown Alliance will have a new leader in a few weeks.  

The organization’s Board of Directors has hired Jenna Bowman as its new executive director.  She will succeed Jon Eckhoff, who resigned in December.  Bowman  - a Rochester Century High School graduate  - will officially start May 6th.  She most recently has served as the Program & Advocacy Manager for the Grand Avenue Business Association in St. Paul.

The RDA is a  nonprofit corporation that represents property owners, business leaders, the city and others in the development and promotion of the city’s downtown.