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.

2020 - 2021 Board of Directors

Executive Committee: 

Chair - Robert Jaeger, The Candy Store

Past Chair - Tim Bradshaw, Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport   

Chair Elect - Todd Leeson, Gentry Locke

Vice Chair - Paul Phillips, Freedom First Credit Union

Vice Chair - Nadra Scott, Mel Wheeler, Inc.

Secretary - Tim Belcher, Rolling Meadows Farms           

Treasurer - Brian Wells, The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center


Christopher Alie, Coca Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

Kimberly Braswell, Member One Federal Credit Union

Duke Baldridge, Dominion Risk Advisors

Shay Bowman, Hampton Inn & Suites - Roanoke Downtown

Matt Bullington, Texas Tavern

Heather Davenport, Carilion Clinic

Larry Jackson, AEP

Jessica Johnson, Thalhimer

Steve Musselwhite, Musselwhite Group - Ex-Officio Member

Paula Powers, Power School Group

Matt Pumo, WDBJ7

Chief Sam Roman, Roanoke City Police Department - Ex-Officio Member

Stacy Vest, Cox Communications

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