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Board of Directors

Big things are happening downtown.

Downtown Roanoke, Inc is governed by a Board of Directors, comprised of 22 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 monthly board meetings as a member. Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. All DRI members are invited to attend.

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

2017 - 2018 Board of Directors

Executive Committee: 

Chair - Bethany Sherman, Cox Communications 

Past Chair - Mike Sutton, Blue Eagle Enterprises    

Chair Elect - Bill Poe, Hall Associates, Inc.

Vice Chair - Tim Bradshaw, Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport

Vice Chair - Tim Belcher, Rolling Meadows Farms

Secretary - Anna Karbassiyoon, Sir Speedy            

Treasurer - Mike Hamlar, Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home


Calvin Barker, BB&T

Kimberly Braswell, Member One Federal Credit Union

Matt Bullington, Texas Tavern

Beth Doughty, Roanoke Regional Partnership

Robert Jaeger, The Candy Store

Terry Jamerson, The Roanoke Times

Robert Ledger, City of Roanoke

Todd Leeson, Gentry Locke

Steve Lemon, Martin, Hopkins and Lemon 

Lolly Quigley, Dixie Products

Brian Riddle, Advance Auto Parts

Heather Shepardson, Carilion Clinic

Joyce Waugh, Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce

Brian Wells, The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center

Ellie White, Coca Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

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