CHRIS KASELEMIS, AICP, Director of Economic Development for St. Mary’s County, received his B.S. degree and his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Arizona. Mr. Kaselemis was appointed Director of Economic Development for St. Mary’s County in 2015. He previously worked for the City of Tucson for 28 years, holding various positions including Assistant to the City Manager and Economic Initiatives Program Director. He has been certified by the American Planning Association’s American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Since coming to St. Mary’s County, Chris has helped guide the completion of the County’s “Strategic Plan to Build an Innovation Economy,” has led the effort to stand up the County’s first business technology incubator, and has led a consultant review of the County’s development review process.