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
Deputy Director & President,
Clean & Safe Services, Inc.
(302) 425-5371
mmaggitti@downtownvisions.org

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

Kate Baker Frawley
Development & Marketing Manager
(302) 425-5373
katebf@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 —  Managing Director,  J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Vernita Dorsey — Senior VP , WSFS Bank
  • John Marion — President, Comenity Bank  

GOVERNMENT/BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS

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

LAW

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

Accounting

  • Jeffrey Mitchell  Sr. VP, Siegfried Advisory, LLC

DEVELOPERS

  • Julie Topkis Nason   President, Nason Construction, Inc.
  • Debbie Schwartz STM II, LLC, 2nd & LOMA
  • Robert Snowberger  — VP, Development, Buccini/Pollin Group

REAL ESTATE

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

TRANSPORTATION

  • Jed Hatfield — President, Colonial Parking

NON-PROFITS

  • Jaime Bohn  Executive Director, Community Service Building Corporation
  • Martin P. Hageman  — Executive Director, WDBID Management Co., (Downtown Visions)
  • Robert Mulrooney — V.P., Facilities & Services, Christiana Care
  • Mona Parikh, Esq.   Managing Director, Start It Up Delaware
  • Peggy Strine Non-Profit Consultant

LOCAL BUSINESSES

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

 

 

 

Main Street Wilmington

Chairman of the Board

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

Board Members

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

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