HOW WE MAKE DOWNTOWN MOORESVILLE HAPPEN.
MDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS & LEADERSHIP
BOARD MEETINGS: MDC Board Meetings are generally held the first Wednesday of every month at 1:00pm in the Charles Mack Citizens Center*. The public is welcome to attend; however they are Board Meetings and as such, public comment is open only as noted on the agenda. *Meeting date or location may be changed due to holiday or if the Charles Mack Citizens Center is unavailable.
SERVING THROUGH JUNE 2024:
Mark Fowler, 202 North Main Wines
Stephanie Hathaway, Southern Notions
Paul Thompson, Broad Street Place, Board Treasurer
SERVING THROUGH JUNE 2025:
Rick Blankenship, On Tap
Shawnelle Cherry, Future Fashion Designers
Dennis Cowardin, College Street Studios, Past Chair
Joel Goodman, Goodman Construction Co.
Kim Saragoni, Four Corners Framing, Board Chairman
SERVING THROUGH JUNE 2026:
Dawn Allman, Jewelers on Main
Lisa Altieri, L.A. Skin Studio
Ron Mack, Mack on Main
Barb Pfeffer, Salon 250 & Town Beautification
Hugh Sykes, Hugh Sykes Enterprises
Megan Morrow, YMCA of Greater Charlotte & Red Carpet Marketing, Board Secretary
Pam Reidy, Town of Mooresville Parks & Recreation Director
John Walsh, SightSpan, Inc.
Bobby Compton, Town Commissioner
Danny Wilson, Town of Mooresville Planning Director
MDC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
Kim Atkins, since Fall 2008
WANT TO VOLUNTEER? Join a group of fun folks dedicated to keeping Downtown happening all the time. We need friendly faces to help keep our events special, talented professionals to lend their expertise, and students who want to pitch in! If you’re interested, let us know! Just email firstname.lastname@example.org. There’s always room for people who care about the success of Downtown Mooresville.
MISSION: The Mooresville Downtown Commission creates, facilitates, and promotes the vibrancy of the heart of Mooresville through engagement, support, advocacy and leadership.
ECONOMIC POSITIONING STATEMENT: Modernizing within the context of historic preservation, Downtown Mooresville is racing forward to build economic vibrancy through creating synergy with local businesses and residents while engaging with partners to support creative entrepreneurship.
PROUD TO BE AN OFFICIAL MAIN STREET COMMUNITY!
The Mooresville Downtown Commission (MDC) proudly announces designation as a Nationally Accredited Main Street America™ program. This accreditation status is Main Street America’s top-tier recognition and signifies a demonstrated commitment to comprehensive commercial district revitalization and a proven track record of successfully developing an asset-based economic development strategy. The MDC began active partnerships with both state and national “Main Street” programs in 2009, and the Board of Directors, partners, and volunteers have worked diligently for several years to meet the rigorous performance standards required for the reputable mark of distinction.
The Mooresville Downtown Commission is a North Carolina Main Street community, designated by the N.C. Department of Commerce Main Street & Rural Planning Center. The Mooresville Downtown Commission is charged with administering the program at the local level and building public-private partnerships to spur economic development that achieves measurable results such as investment, business growth, and job creation.
As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, the MDC is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities that share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America.
Downtown is the heart of Mooresville. And the Mooresville Downtown Commission (MDC) is the pulse. The MDC is a partnership of merchants, property and business owners, volunteers, neighbors and local leaders who work together to promote, cultivate, advocate and care for Downtown Mooresville. The MDC acts as a conduit between property owners, businesses, community leaders, and state and national organizations to ensure Downtown remains a vibrant asset for the Town of Mooresville. We couldn’t accomplish what we do without our Board of Directors and volunteers!