Micah Runner has been an economic development professional for over 15 years. After positions with the California Redevelopment Association, the City of Sacramento and the City of Rancho Cordova, Micah joined the City of Stockton as economic development director in 2013. He is responsible for economic development, housing, real property, venue management and the parking authority. Micah graduated from Sacramento State with a degree in communications.
While bankruptcy was a rough patch for Stockton, it is important to recognize what opportunities can grow from a city that has seen more than its fair share of challenges.