Meet Our Team

Executive Office

Nick LeMasters, President & 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.


Jeanne Gabres, Support and Services Manager

Manages the day to day internal operations, customer and vendor relations, personnel and IT administration, CCN Gift Card program, Board of Directors and executive management team assistance.


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, Senior Physical Environment Specialist

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


John Stubbart, Senior Facilities Maintenance Specialist

Infrastructure maintenance, quality assurance inspections, asset inventory tracking, sanitation and trash removal services, electrical, lighting, hardscape care, construction coordination, holiday décor and lighting displays, contractor compliance and snow removal


Marketing, Communications & Events

Jenny Starkey, Senior Director of Marketing & Community Relations

Oversees marketing, communications and events, media, business development and community outreach


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