Wilmington Downtown Business Improvement District

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Office of Mayor Mike Purzycki
Office of Mayor Mike Purzycki
Office of Mayor Mike Purzycki
Office of Mayor Mike Purzycki
Office of Mayor Mike Purzycki

About the District

This body supports the revitalization of the city's downtown commercial district by providing enhanced municipal services without the expenditure of public funds.

City Code: Sec. 44-153. - Establishment of the Wilmington Downtown Business Improvement District.


Samira Aird, Sr.
Vice President of Digital Card Marketing, Bank of America

Phil Christian
Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase

Vernita Dorsey
Senior Vice President, WSFS Bank

John Marion
President, Comenity Bank

Stuart Baron
Member, Wilmington Design Review and Preservation Commission

Representative Stephanie T. Bolden
Delaware General Assembly

Hanifa Shabazz
President, Wilmington City Council

Stan Soja
Executive Director, Wilmington Parking Authority

Adam Landis, Esq.
Partner, Landis, Rath & Cobb

Norman Pernick, Esq.
Managing Partner, Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A.

David Powlen, Esq.
Managing Partner, Barnes & Thomburg LLP

David Swayze, Esq.
Partner, Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze P.A

Jeffrey Mitchell, Sr.
Vice President, Siegfried Advisory, LLC

Julie Topkis Nason
Vice President of Development & Administration, Nason Construction, Inc.

Debbie Schwartz

Robert Snowberger
Vice President of Development, Buccini/Pollin Group

John Kaczowka
Senior Vice President, CBRE

Kevin McGonegal
Vice President, Bellevue Realty

Jed Hatfield
President, Colonial Parking

Jaime Bohn
Executive Director, Community Service Building Corp.

Martin P. Hageman
Executive Director, WDBID Management Co. (Downtown Visions)

Robert Mulrooney
Vice President of Facilities & Services, Christiana Care

Mona Parikh, Esq.
Managing Director, Start It Up Delaware

Peggy Strine
Non-Profit Consultant

Dan Butler

Vito DiMaio
Executive Vice President, Parcels Inc./Virtual Docket LLC

Mark Fields
Managing Director, The Grand Opera House

Julia Han
Owner, Sports Connection

John Hawkins
Founding Partner, Aloysius Butler & Clark

Bret Morris
Owner, A.R. Morris Jewelers

Geraldine Shaw
Global HR Business Partner-Functions, HR, Chemours Company

Bryan Sikora

Linda Vandever
Owner, The Nomad

Bob Chaddwick
Acting President and Director, New Castle County Chamber of Commerce

One seat on this body is currently vacant.

Mayor’s Designees (Non-Voting Members)

Mayor Michael S. Purzycki

Robert J. Tracy
Chief, Wilmington Police Department

Patrick T. Carter
Director, Department of Finance

Jeffrey J. Starkey
Commissioner, Department of Licenses and Inspections

Jeffrey C. Flynn
Director, Office of Economic Development