Meet Our Team

Executive Office

Jenny Starkey, Interim CEO

Implements at the Board’s strategic direction the BID’s plans to creatively plan, manage, and promote CCN as a premier live, work, shop/dine, stay destination including programs for marketing/communications/events; the design and maintenance of the BID’s streetscape; improvements to parking/mobility/economic development; and for advocacy with city government and other decision makers and stakeholders.
Jenny will continue to serve as the Senior Director of Marketing & Community Relations with oversight of marketing, communications and events, media, business development and community outreach

Physical Environment

Susan Fry, Director of Physical Environment

Oversight of streetscape, maintenance, operations, landscape enhancement programs and visitor experience in the public realm


Patrick Allison, Physical Environment Senior Specialist

Landscape activities, plant health care, snow removal, quality control and contractor compliance


Marketing, Communications & Events

Kate Lynch, Marketing & Communications Manager

Messaging, creative and design, banners and kiosks, advertising and storytelling


Blake Meikle, Events & Community Relations Manager

Events, activations, sponsorships and partnerships, constituent relations


Megan Copenhaver, Digital Marketing Specialist

Digital marketing and communications, e-communications, social media, website


Economic Development

Brian Phetteplace, Director of Economic Development

Research, property owner and manager outreach, parking/mobility program, and retail development/retention programs


Jeanne Gabres, Support and Services Manager

Manages day to day internal operations, constituent and vendor relations, Gift Card program, Board of Directors and executive management team assistance