Executive Director

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Sara Bloom is the Executive Director of Downtown Hays Development Corporation (DHDC) in Hays, Kansas.

She received her B.S. from Fort Hays State University in Communications, but her past boasts a background in everything from Marketing, Journalism, Sales, and Graphic Design. Sara’s path has never been a boring one and she’s had many unique positions including TV News Producer for a major metropolitan station and even Yellow Page Telephone Sales. She is an award-winning Graphic Designer winning the 2015 MARCOM Gold Award. Most recently she was recognized by the Hays Area Chamber of Commerce as the 2017 Rising Star, an award given for leadership and service within their profession and the community.

No matter her location or position Sara has always been community and outreach minded. It’s never just about the job but how she can make a difference in the world around her. That may be why she’s so passionate about the position she's in now. DHDC is continually working to secure and enhance the quality of life in Hays for this generation and the next.

At home, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband and her three young children. She is also active on several different community boards and within her church. She will always find time to answer emails and can be reached at or check her out on LinkedIn.




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