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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. 


Inc. President | (414) 258-2800

Doug Persich, DDS

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


Inc. Vice President | (414) 727-2222

Tom Miller

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


Secretary | (414) 259-9161

Don Falk

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


Hawkins Clocks | (414) 258-1144

Gloria Hawkins

"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"


People's Bank-West Allis | (414) 485-6404

Barbara Jones

"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"


Wisconsin State Fair

Andrea Rowe

"I joined the Board to continue the excellent relationship between West Allis and the Wisconsin State Fair. It is extremely important for the success of both parties that there is an open line of communication"


Barbie's 2nd Time Around | (414) 800-7042

Robyn Krimke

"I believe the BID is a HUGE asset to not only the Downtown businesses but the entire Downtown area. The dedication of the BID is absolutely amazing and I am proud to have their involvement in our business"


BID Presidesnt | (414) 453-4610

Alex Geiger

"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 Vice President | (414) 453-0770

Jackie Ellington

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.


Tresurer | (262) 696-7151

Tim Klare

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

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Old National Bank-West Allis| (414) 978-0272

Jeff Gebhardt

The Downtown West Allis Business Improvement District is important because it gets everyone together to help create the best possible environment for businesses and community to thrive, and I am thrilled to be a part of it.


AutoZone West Allis | (414) 627-1964

Kurt Potochich

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

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Legacy Board Member

Jim Mejchar

"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"

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