Missouri Partnership Announces Deborah Price as Senior Vice President

Missouri Partnership announced today that Deborah Price has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Business Recruitment & General Counsel. In her new role, Price will oversee Missouri Partnership’s Business Recruitment team while continuing to lead business attraction projects for the organization. She will maintain her role as General Counsel and provide her expertise to the CEO on various operational items. She will oversee finance, accounting, budgetary, and all human resource matters.

“Deborah’s exceptional leadership, dedication, and legal acumen have been instrumental in driving our organization’s success, and we are thrilled to announce her well-deserved promotion,” said Subash Alias, CEO of Missouri Partnership. “Deborah will continue leading projects for our team and also take on critical responsibilities. Her multifaceted expertise will undoubtedly play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Missouri Partnership.”

Price joined Missouri Partnership as Vice President, Business Recruitment in 2013. Her role expanded to include General Counsel responsibilities in 2015.

Price has led dozens of business attraction projects for Missouri Partnership during her tenure. She has worked with companies from around the world, including Accenture Federal Services, James Hardie, USDA, and Cushman & Wakefield to bring nearly $830 million in new capital investment to the state.

In addition to her contributions to the Business Recruitment team, Price has provided invaluable legal guidance for the organization. She advises the CEO on risk management and legal compliance for organizational operations and board procedures. She also oversees all legal matters, including contract negotiations, non-disclosure and licensing agreements, bylaws, and an array of other matters.

“I am grateful for this opportunity to continue to serve with our amazing team of professionals at Missouri Partnership,” said Deborah Price. “I am also thankful for the chance to draw upon and continue to grow my skillset to make this organization and the State of Missouri even stronger.”

Prior to joining Missouri Partnership, Price was a litigator who prosecuted complex civil and criminal consumer fraud cases. She also taught as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University School of Law. She spent four years working in the Office of Missouri Governor Jeremiah Nixon where she served as Director of Boards and Commissions, leading the Governor’s team to identify, recommend, and appoint Missouri citizens to positions of public trust.

About Missouri Partnership

Missouri Partnership is a public-private economic development organization focused on attracting new jobs and investment to the state and promoting Missouri’s business strengths. Since 2008, Missouri Partnership has worked with partners statewide to attract companies that have created 32,900+ new jobs, $1.7 billion+ in new annual payroll, and $6.4 billion+ in new capital investment. Some recent successful projects that led to major investment in Missouri include Accenture Federal Services LLC, American Foods Group, Casey’s, Chewy, Inc., James Hardie, Meta, Swift Prepared Foods, URBN, USDA, and Veterans United.