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2100 McKinney
2100 Ross, LP
2201 Main, LLC
42 Real Estate, LLC
5G Studio Collaborative
7-Eleven
ACORE Capital
The Adolphus
AECOM
All Saints Church Dallas
Allyn Media
Alpha Business Images
Amegy Bank of Texas
American Airlines Center
AMLI Fountain Place
ANDRES Construction Services
Arcosa, Inc.
AT&T
AT&T Performing Arts Center
Atmos Energy Corporation
Audiosha
Balfour Beatty Construction
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of America Plaza
The Beck Group
Bell Nunnally
Bennett Partners Architecture Interiors Planning
Billingsley Company
Brad Oldham Sculpture
Braemar Hotels & Resorts
Carmen DiPenti Group
CBRE
Celebree School Dallas Arts District
Charter Holdings
Chimalma Restaurant
City Electric Supply/400 Record
City of Dallas
Clear Channel Outdoor
Colliers International
Comerica Bank
Comerica Bank Tower/Stream Realty Partners
Common Desk
Connected Coworking
Corgan
The Crafty Irishman
Crawford Consulting Group
Crescent Real Estate Equities, Ltd./The Crescent
Crow Museum of Asian Art
Cruise
D Magazine
Dallas Arts District
Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dallas Citizens Council
Dallas College
Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Dallas Marriott City Center
Dallas Museum of Art
DallasNews Corporation
Dallas Public Library
Dallas Regional Chamber
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
DART
Davidson Bogel Real Estate
Downtown Dallas Parks Conservancy
East Quarter Dental
The Fairmont Hotel Dallas
First Presbyterian Church of Dallas
Fortis Property Group, LLC/Chase Tower
Foundry Commercial
Gables Residential
Galderma
Gensler
GFF
Goddard Investment Group/Fountain Place
Goldman Sachs
Granite Properties
Grant Thornton LLP
Greyhound Lines, Inc.
Hall Arts Hotel
Hamilton Properties Corporation
Harmony Bank
Harwood Center
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Headington Companies, LLC
Hello Studios
Hillwood/Victory Park
HKS, Inc.
HNTB
Hoque Global/DRG Concepts 
HR&A Advisors, Inc.
HRI Hospitality
Huitt Zollars, Inc.
Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
Hyatt Regency Dallas
Interior Resources Group
It's a Selfie Studio
Jackson Walker LLP
Jacobs
JBJ Management
The Joule Dallas
J.P. Morgan Chase
JW Marriott Dallas Arts District
Kadama Meditation Center Texas
Karen Pierre
KDC Real Estate Development & Investments
KDFW FOX 4 | KDFI 27
KERA
KFK Group
Kimley-Horn
Kirksey Architecture
Klyde Warren Park
Krilogy Texas
Larkspur Capital LP
LDWW
Lincoln Property Company
Locke Lord
Lone Wolf Oil Co., LLC
Madison Partners, LLC
Matthews Southwest
McKinsey and Company
Merriman Anderson Architects, Inc.
The Metropolitan at 1200 Main HOA
Mill Creek Residential
MMF Strategies
Moss & Associates
Nasher Sculpture Center
Neiman Marcus
North Texas Commission
Oak View Group 360 - Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Oglesby Greene Architecture
Omni Hotels & Resorts
On Brand Hospitality
Oncor
OUTFRONT Media
Pacific Elm Properties
Page
Parking Company of America
Patrick Kennedy's Irish Pub
Perkins&Will
PlainsCapital Bank
Platinum Parking
Playwright Irish Pub
POTA JV, LLC (Plaza of the Americas)
Premier
The Real Estate Council
Renaissance Saint Elm Dallas Downtown
Republic Center
Ross Tower
RP Texas Mgt, LLC
Santander Tower
Shanks Architects
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Spectrum Enterprise
Spectrum Properties, LTD/Dallas Farmers Market
The Statler Hotel & Residences
St. Jude Chapel
Streetman Industries
Tango Charities
Tangram Interiors
TASK Pressure Washing
Thanks-Giving Foundation
Thompson Dallas Hotel
Todd Interests
Trammell Crow Center
Transwestern
Tryba Architects
Turner Construction Company
Uptown Dallas, Inc.
Urban Darby Architecture
Visible Dialogue, LLC
Visit Dallas
Wells Fargo
Westdale Commercial Real Estate Investment & Management
The Westin Dallas Downtown
White Rhino Coffee
Wild Bill's Western Store
Wildcat Management
Winstead
Woodbine Development Corporation
YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas
DDI Board

Board of Directors

2024 Officers

Chair
Katy Murray

President & Chief Financial Officer, DallasNews Corporation

Vice Chair
Ted Hamilton

CEO, Hamilton Properties Corporation

Secretary
Larry Daniels

SVP of Operations,
HRI Hospitality

Treasurer
Amy Lewis Hofland

Senior Director, Crow Museum of Asian Art

NameTitleCompany
Josh ShaneUrban Planner & Project ManagerAECOM
Michael PetersonVice President, External AffairsAT&T
Susan HarrisManager, Public AffairsAtmos Energy Corporation
Steve HulseyPresident & Executive Managing PrincipalCorgan
Bradford Williams, PhDVice Chancellor, Operations | President, El Centro CampusDallas College El Centro Campus
Amy TharpCOODowntown Dallas, Inc.
Jennifer ScrippsPresident & CEODowntown Dallas, Inc.
Michael TregoningPresidentHeadington Companies, LLC
Mike HoqueCEOHoque Global
Colin FitzgibbonsPresidentHunt Realty Investments
Suzan KedronPartnerJackson Walker
Jim GreerSenior Executive Vice President & COOOncor
Billy PrewittChief Investment OfficerPacific Elm Properties
Mattia Flabiano IIISenior PrincipalPage
Brian BergersenPresident & CEOSpectrum Properties, LTD/Dallas Farmers Market

Board of Governors

NameTitleCompany
Scott RohrmanPresident42 Real Estate
Jacob TindallCFO5G Studio Collaborative
David HomsherManaging Director, Asset ManagementACORE Capital
Sam TuckerArea Director, Sales and MarketingThe Adolphus
Josh ShaneUrban Planner & Project Manager, DFW MetroAECOM
Sana SyedVice PresidentAllyn Media
Nicholas "Nick" DiazExecutive Vice President - Commercial BankingAmegy Bank
Dave BrownChief Operating OfficerAmerican Airlines Center
Jonathan HaywoodBusiness Relationship ManagerANDRES Construction Services
Eric KruegerExecutive Vice President, TexasBalfour Beatty Construction
Emily LedetSenior Vice President - DFW Market ExecutiveBank of America Merrill Lynch
Lisa HallSenior General ManagerBank of America Plaza
Ed McGoniglePrincipal, Architecture DallasThe Beck Group
Kartik R. SingapuraPartnerBell Nunnally
Marijke Lantz FlowersSenior VP of Investments and Build to SuitsBillingsley Company
Richard StocktonPresident & CEOBraemar Hotels & Resorts
Fletcher CordellSenior Vice PresidentCBRE
Ray WashburnePresident & CEOCharter Holdings
Jesse MorenoCouncil Member, District 2City of Dallas
Paul RidleyCouncil Member, District 14City of Dallas
Joseph NavaOperating Budget & PID ManagerCity of Dallas
John WulfertPresident, DFW BranchClear Channel Outdoor
Travis C. EwertExecutive Vice President, DallasColliers International
Wendy BridgesEVP, Executive Director of Corporate ResponsibilityComerica Bank
Melissa GrahamSenior Property ManagerComerica Bank Tower | Stream Realty Partners LP
John CrawfordPresidentCrawford Consulting/Real Estate
Nadine LeePresident & CEODallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Lily WeissExecutive DirectorDallas Arts District
Zenetta DrewExecutive DirectorDallas Black Dance Theatre
Matt GarciaSr. Vice President, Public PolicyDallas Regional Chamber
Amy MeadowsPresident & CEODowntown Dallas Parks Conservancy
Reverend Amos J. DisasaSenior PastorFirst Presbyterian Church of Dallas
Silvina NordenstohlHead of U.S.Galderma
Stephen UpchurchCo-Managing Director, PrincipalGensler
Evan BeattieSenior Principal/Chairman/ CEOGFF
Richard MarkhamPrincipalGoddard Investment Group
David JohnsonSenior Vice President, United Capital IntegratedGoldman Sachs
Jeff FrenchPartnerGrant Thornton LLP
Ginger MartinGeneral ManagerHALL Arts Hotel
Cory FeldmanPartnerHaynes and Boone, LLP
Codi KnightDirector, Project DevelopmentHeadington Companies, LLC
Bill BrokawSenior Vice PresidentHillwood Urban
Dan NoblePresident & CEOHKS, Inc.
Brandi CrawfordDirector, Integrated Planning ServicesHNTB
Hunter LeeDallas PartnerHPI Real Estate Services & Investments/Ross Tower
Colin FitzgibbonsPresidentHunt Realty Investments, Inc.
Noa DowlSenior Vice President Equity ComplianceJBJ Management
Matthew RennaMarket ExecutiveJ.P. Morgan Chase
Mike CulverGeneral ManagerJW Marriott Dallas Arts District
Todd HowardExecutive Vice PresidentKirksey Architecture
Kit SawersPresidentKlyde Warren Park
Sone CavazosPresident of Real EstateLabora Group
Kristy MorganPartnerLDWW
Matt CraftExecutive Vice PresidentLincoln Property Company
Kristian TelekiSenior Vice President,  DevelopmentMatthews Southwest
Neal ParikhPartnerMcKinsey & Company
Milton AndersonPresidentMerriman Anderson Architects
Michael BlackwellSenior Managing DirectorMill Creek Residential Trust
Jeremy StrickDirectorNasher Sculpture Center
Tim AdairVice President, General ManagerNeiman Marcus
Tara GreenPrincipal of Program DevelopmentOJB Landscape Architecture
Adrian VerdinCEOOn Brand Hospitality
Billy PrewittExecutive Vice President & Chief Investment OfficerPacific Elm Properties
Laura CrawfordMarketing Director, Associate PrincipalPerkins&Will
George YoungbloodVice President, Commercial LendingPlainsCapital Bank
Justin MillerPrincipalPlaza of the Americas/Transwestern
Hector SanchezCEOPremier
Linda McMahonPresident & CEOThe Real Estate Council
Alan de CastroExecutive Vice President, Southeast RegionRegent Properties
Geena PiwetzChief Operating OfficerRP Texas Mgt, LLC
Adam GollubGeneral ManagerThe Statler
Jon LeachDirector of Business DevelopmentTangram Interiors
Rep. John BryantTexas House Member, District 114Texas House of Representatives
Shawn ToddFounder | Managing Partner Todd Interests
Kimberley "Kim" BrooksPrincipalTranswestern
Steve WhitcraftPreconstruction ManagerTurner Construction Company
Brian WheelerFounding Partner | Marketing Procurement OfficerVisible Dialogue, LLC
Heather WalkerSenior Director, Client ServicesVisit Dallas
John PettewaySenior Vice President, Branch BankingWells Fargo
Member Benefits and Dues

As a member of Downtown Dallas, Inc., not only will you be invited to attend meetings and forums that will educate and inform you about Downtown, but you’ll also have the opportunity to help shape the policies and programs of Downtown by becoming a member of committees, task forces and advisory groups.

Plus, you’ll get the chance to participate in an aggressive marketing effort to expand and improve the image of Downtown, as well as help support our goals to keep Downtown at the forefront of the city’s agenda. It’s the perfect chance to make a true difference Downtown, and it’s also a great opportunity to network!

What You'll Receive

Once you and your company become a member of Downtown Dallas, Inc., you'll have exclusive access to our professional staff with expertise in marketing, real estate development, Downtown operations management, public policy and planning, as well as educational forums, reports, resources, and other professional collateral materials.

Participation Opportunities

  • Invitations to exclusive DDI member and partner events
  • Opportunity to host/sponsor DDI partnered events for residents and/or members and board members
  • Discounted member pricing for all DDI ticketed events
  • Discounted park rental fees at parks and plazas permitted and managed by DDI

Assistance and Influence

  • Access to DDI staff to present to your employees or stakeholders
  • Public safety presentations and audits for member company
  • Access to DDI professional staff for meetings, referrals, and introductions to other DDI members, board members, and city staff.
  • DDI can help facilitate and assist with public-private partnerships
  • DDI can meet with potential tenants/investors to help tell the Downtown story and provide useful research/data

Stay Informed

  • Access to Downtown maps, resources, and other professional marketing collateral materials - perfect for new hire orientations, sales or investment pitches, or information packets
  • Access to our annual development map and other research publications
  • Opportunity to submit requests for custom data and/or reports* provided by our Economic Development Research Analyst
  • Members can request to be added to DERT (Downtown Emergency Response Team) alerts (street closures, protests, events, etc

    * up to 2 custom reports per calendar year per member organization

Marketing Partnership Opportunities and Platforms

  • Sponsorship and partnership opportunities for B2B or consumer-facing events (Annual Meeting, Mayor's forum, holiday events, movie series, special events and programming)
  • Email Communications and Newsletters
    • Around Downtown: A bi-monthly newsletter highlighting upcoming events and the hottest new openings in Downtown and surrounding districts - a great resource for your employees!
    • Downtown Monthly: A monthly B2B newsletter that keeps subscribers up-to-date on news and announcements about topics such as economic development, key policy changes, and member news.
  • Opportunity to promote your business or provide offers to other DDI members, Downtown residents, and other targeted audiences through dedicated email communications (limit 2 per calendar year)
  • Opportunity for inclusion in social media promotion (200,000+ followers/fans)
  • Discount pricing for ads and consideration for content inclusion in special publications (examples: Dallas Business Journal Special Downtown Dallas Insert, D CEO Insert, Annual report, State of Downtown report)

Still have questions about dues or signing up?

Call us at 214-744-1270 or email Gary Johnson at gjohnson@downtowndallas.com.

Getting Involved

Why Become a Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) Member?

With many unique districts—from Main Street District and Victory Park to Dallas Arts District, Dallas Farmers Market, and Deep Ellum—Downtown is evolving faster than ever, and Downtown Dallas, Inc. is at the center of it all.

As a Downtown Dallas, Inc. member, you and your company can be part of this renaissance and revitalization. Your organization’s dues will be invested in the continued, unprecedented growth and success of Downtown Dallas. Together, we can ensure that Downtown will become a globally-recognized center for commerce, entertainment, and residential life.

The future of Downtown is wholly dependent upon the collective effort - between your organization and DDI - to recognize and build upon recent successes, including the retention and recruitment of large corporations, park and open space maintenance and programming, and public improvements. We are stronger together in our efforts to improve quality of life for Downtown's workers, residents, and visitors.

Committee Overview

Downtown Dallas, Inc. works with our members to identify opportunities that best suit interests and expertise for engagement in our standing committees.

Our Mission

Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI), is the champion of a clean and safe Downtown and of the economic development and vibrancy of this community of diverse, unique neighborhoods. DDI:

• Mobilizes and amplifies the services of public agencies.
• Advocates for catalytic developments that strengthen Downtown.
• Provides care for the communities and public spaces it stewards.

DDI elevates the quality of life for residents, workers, visitors, and other stakeholders.

Our Strategic Priorities
  • Public Safety
  • Maintenance and Beautification
  • Great Placemaking
  • Strategic Partnerships and Communications
  • Economic Development and Planning
  • Complete Neighborhoods
  • Urban Mobility
  • Membership Development

At Downtown Dallas, Inc., our members play a critical role in these efforts. As active members of task forces, committees and volunteer groups, our members don’t just help fund our efforts, they also participate in a meaningful and engaged way to help the Downtown area.

Signature Events

Downtown Dallas, Inc. hosts two annual business events that are meaningful opportunities to strengthen your business relationships and highlight your brand. Make your mark in creating a engaged and vibrant Downtown and become a sponsor of:

Annual Meeting & Luncheon

Our top business and fundraising event of the year, bringing together more than 1,000 industry leaders to celebrate Downtown Dallas, hear from a nationally recognized keynote speaker on a local community topic of interest, and more.

State of Downtown

The Dallas Mayor delivers an annual address to the business community.

Interested in sponsoring a signature event? Download the 2023 DDI Sponsorship Brochure.

Groundbreaker Award

About the Award

For more than a decade, Downtown Dallas, Inc. has been recognizing prominent leaders and influential city builders in our community. The DDI Groundbreaker Award recognizes a company or individual who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to and significantly impacted the progression of, Downtown Dallas. This award recognizes an individual or company’s effort to help stimulate and maintain a vibrant environment, advance the goals of DDI's strategic 360 Plan, facilitate a diverse downtown environment through DE&I initiatives, and promote community involvement in Downtown Dallas.

The nomination cycle for the 2024 Groundbreaker Award will open on August 28th, 2024.

Past Recipients

2024

Robert W. Decherd receives the 2024 Downtown Dallas, Inc., Groundbreaker Award from DDI's 2023-2024 Board Chair Katy Murray and DDI Board of Governors member Shawn Todd.

2023

Ambassador Ron Kirk receives the 2023 Downtown Dallas, Inc., Groundbreaker Award from President & CEO Jennifer Scripps

Photo Credits Thomas Garza Photography