Board of Directors & Staff

Downtown Manhattan Inc.

President: Blade Mages: Owner of 502 Media

Vice-President: Diane Born: Office Manager at Varney & Associates

Treasurer: TBD

Board Members at Large:

Nathan Bergman: Principal Engineer at Bartlett & West

Chris Downs: Business Operator for The Wareham Opera House

Cory Field: Owner of Brown’s Shoe Fit

Mary Fischer: Owner of Gaia Salonspa

Jocelyn Gulifoyle: General Manager of Bling

Julie Kiracofe: Hospitality Reservations Coordinator for Capstone 3D

Katie Stone: General Manager of Bourbon & Baker

Ex-Officio Board Members:

Lyle Butler: President of the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce

Jason Hilgers: Deputy City Manager for the City of Manhattan

Monty Wedel: Director of Planning & Development for Riley County


Gina Scroggs: Executive Director, DMI

Brooksie McCarty: Administrative Assistant, DMI

Morgan Biles: Event Manager, DMI

Steve Still: Maintenance, DMI

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