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Cornerstone Strategies offers new solutions for economic development services as well as government relation strategies to keep up with the ever-changing political landscape in Kentucky. We can develop a plan to meet all of your business needs. By combining quality consulting, powerful relationships with the current leaders in Frankfort and the ingenuity to create lasting strategic partnerships, Cornerstone will help your business or organization build a solid foundation for the future.


Economic Development Services


Our team is committed to fostering sustainable economic growth and prosperity in our communities. We offer a wide range of services tailored to meet the unique needs of economic developers, businesses, and local governments. Wither you’re a local government looking for support in these efforts, a chamber in need of a consultant, or just generally have questions about how to start, we’re here to help you grow.


Government Relations


Our team has decades of governmental experience, and has been building and maintaining relationships with elected officials, business leaders and community activists throughout our careers. Allow us to be your advocate in Frankfort, or in local governments across Kentucky, and you’ll be pleased with the results. 


Tax Incentives for Growing and Locating Businesses


We specialize in helping businesses and individuals maximize their savings through strategic tax incentive planning. Our team of professionals is dedicated to helping you navigate the complex world of tax incentives, ensuring that you benefit from every opportunity available. If you’re considering starting or moving a business, we can assist you and help you determine which state or community would be the best fit for you. If you’re a growing company and adding jobs or upskilling your workforce, we can help you receive tax credits that you may not have been aware of. We’ll tailor a package based on our performance, ensuring that we’re pulling down the best value for your business.



Drew serves as a government relations consultant for corporations and entities at the Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch, the Office of the Attorney General, and all other City and County Governments. Prior to joining Cornerstone, Drew spent the past decade in various legislative and government liaison roles. Throughout his career he’s put an emphasis on building and maintaining relationships with elected officials, business leaders and community activists. Most recently, Drew served as the Legislative Director to Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway.

Drew Jenkins, Managing Partner of Government Relations

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Sierra J. Enlow, a seasoned expert in economic development and Cornerstone’s Managing Partner of Economic Development, has attracted nearly $1 billion in investments to Kentucky. Her diverse portfolio spans from tech startups to large manufacturers, driving growth and fostering community relationships. Nominated for Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture in 2023, her blend of rural roots and urban expertise fuels sustainable growth, especially in advancing tech businesses in Louisville.

Sierra J. Enlow, Managing Partner of Economic Development

Russ Salsman

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Erin Mitchell

Russ spent over 25 years as chief operating officer in several governmental agencies. He was Deputy Chief of Staff for Governor Brereton Jones, Chief of Staff for the Jefferson Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, Executive Director of the Office of Employment & Training (which houses all of the Federal Unemployment Insurance and Workforce development services for the Commonwealth of Kentucky).

Erin graduated from the University of Louisville, earning a B.A. Political Science. Before completing her degree, she launched her career as Advisor to First Lady Glenna Bevin. Since then, she has held positions with the Kentucky Governor’s Office of Early Childhood and the Kentucky House of Representatives. Erin is passionate about her work, is committed to excellence, and enjoys connecting with people across the Commonwealth.

Our Team


PO Box 81, Fisherville, KY 40023


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