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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.

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

2023 - 2024 Board of Directors

Executive Committee: 

Chair - Brian Wells, Hotel Roanoke

Past Chair - Paul Phillips, Freedom First Credit Union

Chair-Elect - Matt Pumo, WDBJ7

Treasurer - Nadra Scott, Mel Wheeler, Inc.

Secretary - Tim Belcher, Rolling Meadows Farms   

Larry Jackson, AEP

Eric Sichau, Roanoke Regional Chamber - Ex-Officio Member


Christopher Alie, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

Duke Baldridge, Dominion Risk Advisors

R. Neal Keesee, Jr., Woods Rodgers

Olivia King, Mast General Store

Rob Lindstrom, Alcova Mortgage

Brian Mann, City of Roanoke - Ex-Officio Member

Chris Michael, Member One Credit Union

Katy Newberry, Gypsy Palooza Too

Tony Pearman, Access Advertising - Ex-Officio Member

Rhonda Shannon, Carilion Clinic

Billy Siple, Alcova Mortgage

Lucas Thorton, Hist:Re Partners, LLC

Stacy Vest, Cox Communications

Daniel Wickham, Divaris Real Estate, Inc.