Strategy 1 Committee

Economic Development Strategy #1: A pivotal lifestyle center for the community that offers authentic locally owned shopping, dining, and live entertainment venues. 
Strategy 1 Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 8:00am. Due to COVID-19, these meetings are being held via phone conference.
Dedicated Volunteers Needed!!
If you have a passion for downtown, are motivated to help the progress of the downtown vision, connect with this strategy, and have a few hours a month to volunteer, then you may enjoy serving on this committee! Please send a letter of interest and your current resume to
Name Title Role
Ed Blackburn Vice Chair Main Street Advisory Board - Asst. VP SunTrust Bank 
Jim Champion Member Main Street Advisory Board - Manager of Joy Theater
Iris Hubbard Member Main Street Advisory Board - Owner of 133 West
Steve Padgett Community Member Cleveland Community College Small Business Center
Ken Pflieger Member Main Street Advisory Board - Architect
Vicki Thompson Member Main Street Advisory Board - Owner of VMAX Corporation
Patricia Walker Member Downtown Business Owner - Uptown Girl Boutique
Christy Adkins Staff Main Street Coordinator