San Jose Downtown Assocation

San Jose Downtown Association Seeks Successor to Scott Knies

San Jose Downtown Association CEO Scott Knies

The San Jose Downtown Association is undertaking a nationwide search to replace longtime executive director Scott Knies, who was promoted to chief executive officer last week. Knies will step down Nov. 1, 2022, after 34 years with the organization, as part of a planned succession anticipated in its August 2020 strategic plan.

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Knight Foundation Gives $1M to Boost Downtown San Jose

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced it will provide the funds over a five-year period and work with the San Jose Downtown Association to build a downtown that is “innovative, vibrant, equitable and inclusive.”

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