About Us

Director – Kay Moore     

Marketing Manager – Mary Wood

Our Mission

Downtown Gadsden Inc. is a nonprofit community partnership dedicated to fostering the economic development of Downtown Gadsden through a comprehensive process of revitalization that seeks to protect, enhance and promote its architecture and historical heritage.

Our Goals

  • Promote the goods and services offered by downtown businesses.
  • Establish downtown as the art and culture center of the Gadsden metropolitan area.
  • Promote historic preservation within the context of economic development.
  • Facilitate the continuation of downtown public improvements.
  • Recruit new businesses to complement the existing retail and service mix and retain existing downtown occupants.
  • Promote downtown Gadsden as a destination.

Downtown Gadsden Board of Directors

President - Jack Page, GSCC

Vice President- Tripp Collins, Back Forty Beer Company

Secretary - Judy Atkins, Retired

Treasurer -Shane Ellison, City of Gadsden
Immediate Past President – Kevin Phillips, Keystone Bank
Rebecca Duke – Gadsden Museum of Art
Dr. Beverly Dyer – University of Alabama, Gadsden Center
Inez Fambrough, Fambrough Drapery & Design
Andy Harp – Frios Gourmet Pops
Ralph Lane – Alabama Power
Catherine Martin – Exchange Bank
Lynn McCain, McCain Law Firm
Dr. Jean Pugliese – JSU
Robert Smith – Insurance Facilities
Sylvia Smith, The Stone Market
Rhonda Turner – Beauty Ovations
Carole Williams, The Gadsden Times