Ed Sharrer brings experience in historic preservation, city planning, and marketing to his role as Executive Director of Kendall Whittier Main Street. Sharrer was recognized as the Oklahoma Main Street Director of the year in 2014 and received a Preservation Leadership Award in 2017 from Preservation Oklahoma. Prior to joining KWMS, he was a city planner with the City of Tulsa, serving as the co-lead planner for the update of the City of Tulsa Zoning Code. Sharrer staffed the Tulsa Preservation Commission for five years, working with hundreds of homeowners on historic rehab projects. He has a Bachelor’s in Marketing from The University of Tulsa and a Master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma Urban Design Studio.