Downtown Little Rock Partnership Welcomes New Director of Communications

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Downtown Little Rock Partnership Welcomes New Director of Communications



LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (December 16, 2021) – The Downtown Little Rock Partnership (DLRP) announced Michelle Gilbert as the new Director of Communications. Gilbert joined the DLRP December 13th, replacing outgoing Director of Communications Ellen Lampe.


With over nine years of experience in marketing and communications, Gilbert boasts a strong background in storytelling and building connections within communities. Most recently, she served as Communications Director for Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund and previously acted as Marketing and Outreach Manager at CareLink.


Gilbert holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business from Henderson State University. She is a member of Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXVII and an active volunteer supporting several central Arkansas causes.


“We’re excited for Michelle to join us here at DLRP,” says Gabe Holmstrom, executive director. “She has valuable experience in the nonprofit sector, and we look forward to her telling the stories of our downtown.”


“This community holds a special place in my heart,” shared Michelle Gilbert. “I’m thrilled to help showcase the strengths and the possibility of downtown and look forward to watching our neighborhood flourish.”


Downtown Little Rock Partnership is a non-profit, membership-based organization whose mission is to accelerate the success of Downtown Little Rock, through leadership, partnership and initiative, sustaining and growing our vibrant urban core.