Marie Longserre was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Community Development Advisory Council on Jan. 1, 2014. Longserre is president and chief executive officer of the Santa Fe Business Incubator in Santa Fe, N.M. As a trailblazer in economic development and a creator of jobs, the Santa Fe Business Incubator provides individualized client services, a professional workplace and well-structured partnerships with the business community and other economic development organizations.

As a recognized leader in business incubation and entrepreneurial development, Longserre served six years on the board and as chair of the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA), the world’s lead business incubation organization. She serves on multiple advisory councils and boards, including the Rocky Mountain Incubation Collaborative.

Longserre received a dual Bachelor of Science in Communications and Education from the University of Texas.