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Four Questions with Kansas City, Mo.'s Chief Innovation Officer

With less than a month on the job, Ashley Z. Hand is gearing up for what lies ahead.

by / February 20, 2013

On Feb. 4, Ashley Z. Hand began as Kansas City, Mo.'s new chief innovation officer, bringing with her experience with both private- and public-sector clients, helping them to adopt best management practices through streamlining processes, data management and analysis, and incorporation of technology to change the business-as-usual mentality.

With less than a month on the job, she's gearing up for what lies ahead, such as determining the ways the city can improve how it serves and engages various communities. 

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Sarah Rich

In 2008, Sarah Rich graduated from California State University, Chico, where she majored in news-editorial journalism and minored in sociology. She wrote for for Government Technology magazine from 2010 through 2013.

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