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.
Samira Aird, Sr.
Vice President of Digital Card Marketing, Bank of America
Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase
Senior Vice President, WSFS Bank
President, Comenity Bank
Member, Wilmington Design Review and Preservation Commission
Representative Stephanie T. Bolden
Delaware General Assembly
President, Wilmington City Council
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.
STM II, LLC, 2nd & LOMA
Vice President of Development, Buccini/Pollin Group
Senior Vice President, CBRE
Vice President, Bellevue Realty
President, Colonial Parking
Executive Director, Community Service Building Corp.
Martin P. Hageman
Executive Director, WDBID Management Co. (Downtown Visions)
Vice President of Facilities & Services, Christiana Care
Mona Parikh, Esq.
Managing Director, Start It Up Delaware
Executive Vice President, Parcels Inc./Virtual Docket LLC
Managing Director, The Grand Opera House
Owner, Sports Connection
Founding Partner, Aloysius Butler & Clark
Owner, A.R. Morris Jewelers
Global HR Business Partner-Functions, HR, Chemours Company
Owner, The Nomad
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