Daffney has committed her entire adult life to offer her skills and knowledge to better serve urban communities that are ripe for growth and investment.
As a catalyst for positive change with proven ability to develop and translate an organization’s vision into specific action plans that produce measurable and sustainable results, Daffney has the aptitude to establish and nurture cooperative relationships of diverse, cross-functional community partners across multiple audiences including public and private sector solutions.
Daffney has been involved with growth and development in the St. Louis region at the highest level for more than a decade. Her experience and committment has helped define opportunity for the future of St. Louis.
Daffney’s process for implenting plans that contribute to economic growth are simple.
This is the foundation. Thorough research is key to improved outcomes.
As a professional planner, Daffney explores all details and contingencies.
Daffney is committed to moving communities forward.
Daffney has worked on countless projects in the public and private sector, and there are two constants in acheiving success.
Over the last 5 years, Daffney has managed or held leadership roles on 150 projects that have impacted the St. Louis region.
During that 5 year period, Daffney has been instrumental in delivering $107,674,753 in grant and federal funding to projects that have had significant impact on the region.
Daffney managed the Small Business Grant program for the St. Louis Development Corporation, which delivered $5.3 million in grant funding to 1,070 small businesses.
Daffney believes that it is incumbent upon those in leadership inform and educate the public on projects undertaken within the community, and has been a featured speaker at more than 60 events, reaching more that 1,370 attendees.