The Downtown Business Alliance of Wilmington is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support and strengthen the downtown community by providing value through advocacy, programs, education, and events allowing all businesses the opportunity to grow and thrive. We are a membership-based organization with general membership annual dues of $50. Sponsorships for meetings, mentorship or events also available email DBAWilmington@gmail.com for more information or to request to Sponsor. Meetings are the 2nd Monday of each month at various locations. Check the newsletter for upcoming meetings or the Home page. {November meeting is annual meeting}

2023 Board of Directors

President: Kelli Jordan, – Studio Three Architects
Vice President: Cheryl Hartsoe- The Cotton Exchange & Chandler’s Wharf Shops
Past President: Terry Espy – Momentum Companies
Secretary: David Usher – CMIT Solutions
Treasurer: Mike Loch – Wilmington Marine Center
Luke Waddell – City Council Representative
Elizabeth O’Donnell – Momentum Companies
John Willse – Wilmington Wine
Betsy Knowles – The Artworks
Daniel Pena – JC Print Services
Kent Tomaselli – Port City Holdings
Tracey Newkirk – Genesis Block
Samm Sawyer – SSM Creative Collective

The Downtown Business Alliance of Wilmington, NC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to advocate, educate, unite, promote and support the Downtown Wilmington community. We are a membership-based organization that, through civic activism, annual special events and corporate sponsorship, are able to help make downtown a viable & attractive community for residents, business owners & visitors.