To be a leading action-oriented community organization; to help small business to continue to grow and prosper, to develop and implement community development projects, and to be a resource that benefits both small and large businesses and community members.The Central Business District, comprised of Old Richmond, Main Street, the Historic Depot District, Warehouse (Cardinal Greenway), is an authentic urban commercial destination with a focus on culture, entertainment, urban living, cutting edge technology, entrepreneurship and unique one-of-a-kind shopping.
Richmond’s Central Business District, or Center City, is the symbol of community-wide pride, and an opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors to flourish through its holistic environment of retail, entertainment, business, government, housing, technology and industry. Historic buildings are being renewed and re-purposed along with new structures being built for a bright future. Community, public and private partnering allows a variety of citizens to gain involvement and ownership in Downtown, Historic Starr and Old Richmond Neighborhoods, Depot and Riverfront areas with equal opportunities for the diversity of the population.
Ali Rivera – Shanie and Sallie Clothing
Phil Quinn – Brewer Broadcasting
Ben Brock – West End Bank
Isaac Behrens – ATSV Service Engineer Expert at Allstate Insurance Co
Kyle Clark – Wayne Bank, Senior VP of Lending, Commercial Lending Officer
Mary Jo Clark – Contemporary Consulting
Barb Cummins – Dance with Me Bridal & Occassion Wear, Downtown Resident
Beth Fields – City of Richmond, Metropolitan Development
Nancy Green – Ivy Tech Asst. Marketing Director
Sharon Harlin – Reid Health
Philip D’Amico – Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce, President and CEO
Lynn Johnstone – Starr-Gennett Foundation, rtd.
Michelle Malott – Academic Vice Chancellor, IU East
Roger Richert – Richmond Furniture Gallery, Owner
Jim Tackett – AT&T Indiana, V.P. External Affairs
Rob Tidrow – Richmond Community Schools, COO
Robin Weinert – First Bank Richmond, Senior V.P. Operations