Business Development Committee

(Economic Restructuring)

Strengthens the district’s existing economic base while identifying emerging sectors and opportunities for new development; active business retention program.

Current Projects:

  • Bi-Annual Downtown Property Tour
  • Monthly Business Recruitment Visits
  • “Golden Door” Secret Shopper Program
  • Downtown Rochester Holiday Expo
  • Speaker Series/Merchant Forums

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Business Development Committee Members:

  • Nik Banda
  • Robert Bloomingdale
  • Brad Mitzelfeld
  • Patrick Mulrenin
  • Tiffany Piggee-Taylor
  • John Pino, Chairman
  • Kim Russell
  • Stan Surratt
  • Cathy Szydlowski
  • Kristi Trevarrow
  • Thomas Wiggins
  • Brian Willoughby