Savannah City Manager, Tom Smith, is pleased to announce the hiring of LaRae Smiley-Sliger as the new Main Street Executive Director. Mrs. Smiley-Sliger will begin working May 22, 2019.
LaRae Smiley-Sliger comes to Savannah Main Street with fourteen years experience working for Tennessee State Parks. She has coordinated large events such as the Bicycle Ride Across TN and assisted with many other events across the state during her career. Mrs. Smiley-Sliger recently moved back to Savannah after working as a Project Manager for a Reservation Software company in Phoenix, Arizona that handles Hospitality reservations. She is a 2017 graduate of Leadership Hardin County and is also a volunteer firefighter and Paramedic with Hardin County Fire Department. Mrs. Smiley-Sliger is proud to be back in Tennessee and hopes her years of event planning and administrative and organizational roles can help grow the Savannah Main Street program, while working toward a feeling of community cohesiveness and economic growth. Mrs. Smiley-Sliger lives in Savannah with her husband Daniel and their dogs, Rascal & Hemi.