As a consultant for McGuire Sponsel Credits and Incentives Practice, Sierra Enlow advises growing companies looking to expand or relocate both in and outside of Kentucky, real estate developers planning new projects, and municipalities seeking to attract or retain businesses in their communities. Sierra crafts structures focused on a client’s unique needs – whether it is a growing company, brownfield redevelopment or a manufacturing plant expansion.
Previously, Sierra worked with the economic development team at Louisville Forward as an economic development manager. Sierra uses her deep experience and adds value by leveraging relationships with the federal, state and local entities and negotiating economic development incentives such as tax abatements, tax increment financing, brownfield and underutilized property redevelopment funds, bond financing, utility structures, new market and historic tax credits, job creation tax credits and various grant programs.
Sierra grew up on a multi-generation family farm in LaRue County and attended the University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture where she received undergraduate degrees in Community & Leadership Development and Agriculture Economics. Sierra completed her Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics in 2012, also at the University of Kentucky.
Sierra is based in Louisville and in her free time she enjoys exploring Louisville’s culinary scene and learning to distinguish the intricacies of different bourbons. Sierra also serves on the board of directors for the Kentucky Association for Economic Development.