Board of Directors

Big things are happening downtown.

Downtown Roanoke, Inc is governed by a Board of Directors, comprised of members representing retail, restaurant, professional, industrial businesses, and property owners in downtown Roanoke and the Roanoke region of Virginia.

Don’t miss out on the next big opportunity! Stay up-to-date with everything that’s happening in Downtown Roanoke by getting to know your DRI Board of Directors and attending bi-monthly board meetings as a member. Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every other month. All DRI members are invited to attend.

Please contact the office, 540-342-2028, for time and location.

2019 - 2020 Board of Directors

Executive Committee: 

Chair - Tim Bradshaw, Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport

Past Chair - Bill Poe, Cushman, Wakefield, Thalhimer    

Chair Elect - Robert Jaeger, The Candy Store

Vice Chair - Todd Leeson, Gentry Locke

Vice Chair - Ellie White, Coca Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

Secretary - Tim Belcher, Rolling Meadows Farms           

Treasurer - Brian Wells, The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center


Kimberly Braswell, Member One Federal Credit Union

Duke Baldridge, Dominion Risk Advisors

Matt Bullington, Texas Tavern

Larry Jackson, AEP

Terry Jamerson, The Roanoke Times

Steve Lemon, Martin, Hopkins and Lemon (Ex-Officio Member)

Grayson Patterson, BB&T

Paul Phillips, Freedom First Credit Union

Paula Powers, Power School Group

Matt Pumo, WDBJ7

Nadra Scott, Mel Wheeler, Inc.

Heather Shepardson, Carilion Clinic

Nick Torre, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Brian Townsend, City of Roanoke

Stacy Vest, Cox Communications

Joyce Waugh, Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce (Ex-Officio Member)