Meet Our Board

Our Board of Directors is made up of business and property owners, citizens, and representitives from other West Allis organizations. These people volunteer their time to share their talents and ideas in an effort to keep West Allis Downtown the heart of the city, helping it grow, and keeping us true to our roots. 


"My goal for this organization is to foster a positive atmosphere for existing and new businesses to prosper and thrive"

Inc. President | (414) 258-2800

Doug Persich, DDS


"An organization like Downtown West Allis is Important because it brings the community together towards a common goal"

Inc. Vice President | (414) 727-2222

Tom Miller


"I joined the board of directors because I believe in Downtown West Allis. It's a quality location with quality shops"

Secretary | (414) 259-9161

Don Falk


"A future project I want to see our organization take on is a jingle for the downtown that can be used on a multitude of marketing platforms and unify our advertising"

Hawkins Clocks | (414) 258-1144

Gloria Hawkins


"An organization like Downtown West Allis is important because everyone wants a great community with thriving events, commerce and entertainment but sometimes putting it together feels like a lot of work!  Organizations like Downtown West Allis put resources and focus towards providing the type of community we all want; Strengthening the bond between business owners and citizens for the betterment of all."

REIS Property Mgmt | (414) 755-2534

Matt Maurice

"An Organization like Downtown West Allis is Important Because it brings awareness to the small businesses in our city and creates a sense of community among our shop owners"

BMO Harris Bank-West Allis| (414) 259-7046

Barbara Jones

"I joined the Board of Directors because as a member of the Wisconsin State Fair Park staff I am vested in our community and understand the importance of working together to help make West Allis not only a great place to live and work, but also an exciting year-round destination for visitors from throughout the state and beyond."

Wisconsin State Fair

Shari Black


"I joined the board of directors because the concept of a Business Improvement District was new in West Allis and I wanted to stay informed on what was developing in the Downtown."

BID Presidesnt | (414) 453-4610

Alex Geiger


My goal for the Downtown West Allis Business Improvement District is to keep a safe and enjoyable atmoshpere for our current businesses, those interested in moving to West Allis Downtown and visitors/customers coming to visit one of many businesses, taking part in one of our events or just coming to check out Downtown West Allis.

BID Vice President | (414) 453-0770

Jackie Ellington


"An organization like Downtown West Allis is important because it brings local businesses together and creates a unified voice and goal"

Tresurer | (262) 696-7151

Tim Klare


"A future project I want to see our organization take on is a career fair for our businesses and Friends of West Allis Downtown"

AutoZone West Allis | (414) 627-1964

Kurt Potochich


"Downtown West Allis a place where families come to shop, eat, attend to their health needs and socialize.  My goal is to make it the best place to be in West Allis by partnering with the business and building owners, the surrounding communities and the City."

Citizen | (414)378-9511

Chet Parker

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"I joined the board of directors because I had recently retired as the Executive Director or the West Allis-West Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce and I still wanted to be involved with the small businesses in the community"


Jim Mejchar

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