Who We Are

Downtown Visions is administered by a professional staff and devotes the overwhelming share of its resources to highly visible and effective on-street programs.

Professional Staff

Martin Hageman
Executive Director
(302) 425-5370
mhageman@downtownvisions.org

Loshawn Maxwell
Director of Administration
(302) 425-5374
lmaxwell@downtownvisions.org

Michael Maggitti
Clean & Safe Services
Director of Operations
(302) 425-5371
mmaggitti@downtownvisions.org

Lani Schweiger
Main Street Wilmington
Project & Communication Coordinator
(302) 425-4564
lschweiger@downtownvisions.org

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Board of Directors

Downtown Visions

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

  • Norman Pernick, Esq.

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

  • Samira Aird -  Sr. VP-Digital Card Marketing, Bank of America
  • Phil Christian —  J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Vernita Dorsey —Senior VP , WSFS Bank
  • Pete Hayman Sr. — Senior Director, Capital One

GOVERNMENT/BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS

  • Hon. Stephanie T. Bolden — Delaware State Representative
  • Chief Robert J. Tracy — Wilmington Police Department
  • Jeff Flynn — Director of Economic Development, City of Wilmington
  • Hon. Hanifa Shabazz. — President, City Council, City of Wilmington
  • Mark Kleinschmidt — President, New Castle County Chamber of Commerce
  • Stan Soja — Executive Director, Wilmington Parking Authority
  • Stuart Baron Member, Design Review Preservation Commission of Wilmington

LAW

  • Adam Landis, Esq. — Founding Partner, Landis, Rath & Cobb, LLC
  • Norman Pernick, Esq. — Managing Member (DE), Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A.
  • David Swayze, Esq  — Partner, Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze P.A.
  • David Powlen, Esq., Managing Partner, Barnes & Thomburg LLP

DEVELOPERS

  • Debbie Schwartz — President, LOMA
  • Karl Wagner  — VP, Acquisitions & Finance, Buccini/Pollin Group
  • Julie Topkis Nason, VP, Development & Administration, Nason Construction, Inc.

REAL ESTATE

  • John Kaczowka  — Senior VP, Brokerage Services, CBRE
  • Kevin McGonegal — VP, Bellevue Realty

TRANSPORTATION

  • Jed Hatfield — President, Colonial Parking

NON-PROFITS

  • Peggy Strine - Non-profit Consultanting
  • Jerry Bilton — Executive Director, Community Service Building Corporation
  • Martin Hageman  — Executive Director, WDBID Management Co., (Downtown Visions)
  • Robert Mulrooney — V.P., Facilities & Services, Christiana Care

LOCAL BUSINESSES

  • Mark Fields -  Managing Director, The Grand Opera House
  • Julia Han -  Owner, Sports Connection
  • Bret Morris -  Owner, A.R. Morris Jewelers
  • Geraldine Shaw -  Global HR Business Partner-Functions, HR, Chemours Company
  • Bryan Sikora - staurateur
  • Linda Vandever -  Owner, The Nomad
  • Dan Butler -  Restaurateur
  • Vito DiMaio -  Executive VP, Parcels Inc./Virtual Docket LLC

 

 

 

Main Street Wilmington

Chairman of the Board

  • Stuart Baron — Member, Design Review Preservation Commission of Wilmington

Board Members

  • Jeff Flynn — Office of Economic Development
  • Julia Han — Owner, Sports Connection
  • Tad Hershey — Property Manager, The Buccini Pollin Group
  • Norman Pernick, Esq. — Managing Member of Wilmington, DE Office Cole, Schotz, Meisel — Forman & Leonard, P.A
  • .Michelle Harlee — City Council Member, 4th District
  • Debbie Schwartz — President, 2nd & LOMA
  • Denita Thomas - Associate State Director, SBDC

Ex-officio

  • Martin Hageman — Executive Director, Downtown Visions/Main Street Wilmington
  • Diane Laird — State Coordinator, Delaware Office of Economic Development
  • Lani Schweiger — Project & Communications Coordinator, 
    Downtown Visions/Main Street Wilmington