Sandi Curd is the Promise Zone Coordinator, a position created when Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation was named the first and only rural Promise Zone in the nation. Curd is a Whitley County farmer with 25 years of experience in the fields of health care and agriculture. She is also a consultant to Leadership Tri County and president of the Whitley County Farmers’ Market board of directors. Curd has a bachelor’s degree in health sciences from the University of Kentucky and a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Minnesota.