Kimber Lanning

Kimber Lanning is an entrepreneur, business leader and economic development specialist who works to cultivate strong, vibrant communities and inspire a higher quality of life for people across Arizona. In 2003, Kimber founded Local First Arizona, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising public awareness of the economic and cultural benefits provided by locally owned businesses. She has led several planning studies and advocated for smart growth throughout the region, earning her the Distinguished Citizen Planner award from the American Planning Association in 2013.