The Downtown Brattleboro Alliance is run by a volunteer Board of Directors and a part-time Coordinator.

DBA’s Board of Directors reflects our Membership, including property & business owners, Chamber of Commerce, education and nonprofit leaders.



President: Michelle Simpson-Siegel (Oak Meadow)

Vice President: Jim Verzino (business owner, downtown area resident), Economic Development Committee Chair

Treasurer: Alex Beck (Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies/ Brattleboro Development Credit Corp)



Stephanie Bonin (duo Restaurant), Promotions Committee Chair

Jon Potter (Latchis Arts)

Greg Worden (Vermont Artisan Designs/ Kitchen Sync/ property owner)

Ted Kramer (Kramer Law Offices)

Lisa Ford (small business owner, former downtown resident), Membership Committee Chair

Shannon Primrose (Downtown resident, nonprofit and small business employee)

Mike Ekblom (Brattleboro Radio Group and Northampton Radio Group)



Rod Francis (Planning Director, Town of Brattleboro)

Kate O’Connor (Brattleboro Regional Chamber of Commerce)

Jen Austin (Downtown Brattleboro Alliance Coordinator)