The Local Storecast
About This Show
The Local Storecast dives into the challenges and issues facing local markets. We tell the stories of business owners, politicians, community leaders, and other stakeholders in local marketplaces, to gain perspective and share best practices with those who want to build better connections with Main Street USA and keep up with changing local economies.
Most Recent Episode
Today, our show features Catherine Cuellar, a lifelong Dallas resident, local PR expert, and . . . puppeteer? Sort of?
After years of working in media and corporate communications, Catherine was tapped to head the Dallas Arts District, the largest contiguous urban arts district in America.
At Arts District, she oversaw multi-faceted initiatives combining the efforts of social entrepreneurs, local businesses, non-profits, residents, and investors to deliver one of the most vibrant culture and arts scenes anywhere.
Her experience in arts and public-private partnerships has yielded deep insight on the way local businesses in the 21st century can get and stay on message. She understands as well as anyone on earth the difficulties of navigating complex local business ecosystems, and she has done it brilliantly.
Hear her story, her insights, and her run-in with a band of puppet gypsies on this, the second episode of The Local Storecast.