Cara Weber currently serves as Vice President, Business Recruitment for Missouri Partnership. Cara leads successful business attraction projects across the state of Missouri. She is the day-to-day contact for companies, site location consultants, state and local economic development partners, and other various influencers involved in the site selection process.
Cara began her career in economic development with Missouri Partnership in 2010 as a Business Recruitment Coordinator, where she provided support for location identification, incentive proposal coordination, and more. She then worked in a site selection consulting role for Duff & Phelps in the Site Selection and Incentives Advisory practice, where she focused much of her time on Missouri Works projects and New Markets Tax Credit projects across the country. She then served in a regional economic development role as Vice President of Business Attraction for AllianceSTL (now Greater St. Louis, Inc.) where she was responsible for business attraction efforts for the Greater St. Louis Region before returning to Missouri Partnership in 2021.
Cara is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and holds a B.S. in Political Science. She is currently pursuing her MBA at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Cara serves on the board of the St. Louis Fashion Fund. She and her husband John are proud parents to two children, Jack and Mary. You can contact her via the contact form, or LinkedIn below.