Tracy Korpela, passionate Grand Avenue supporter, to leave mall
Tracy Korpela, who helped establish many of the changes at The Shops of Grand Avenue in recent years, is leaving the downtown mall as of Oct. 4, she said in an email.
Korpela spent three years at Grand Avenue, first as the marketing and specialty leasing director and eventually as assistant general manager. She has drawn praise from downtown advocates for trying new things at the mall, which has struggled over the last decade with declining occupancy and shopper traffic.
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