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Downtown Raleigh Alliance Staff


Annie Alexander, Research Manager, (919) 821-6981

  • Data and real estate inquiries
  • Development project tracking
  • Economic and demographic research
  • Economic Development Quarterly Report
  • Mapping, data analysis, and surveying
  • Pedestrian counters and pedestrian reports

Roxanne Coffey, Office Manager, (919) 821-6971

  • Database

Will Gaskins, Director of Economic Development and Planning, (919) 821-6988

  • Economic development and urban planning
  • State of Downtown Report
  • Transportation planning and policy advocacy

Kimberley Jones, Special Assistant, (919) 821-6975

  • Downtown Banner Program
  • Fayetteville Street Stars & Stripes Program
  • Ambassador Program

Bill King, President & CEO, (919) 821-6980

  • Executive Leadership
  • Organizational Planning and Strategic Partnerships
  • Corporate Fundraising
  • Downtown Vision Plan

Kathleen Louis, Vice President of Engagement and Business Development, (919) 821-6972

  • Corporate relations and strategic partnerships
  • Community and stakeholder engagement
  • Fundraising
  • Strategic marketing, communications and activations

Roxanne Lundy, Storefront Manager, (919) 821-6977

  • Downtown Pop-Up Grant and Retail Up-Fit Grant administration
  • New storefront business orientation, information, and assistance
  • Prospective business and retail space inquiries
  • Small business support including small business workshops
  • Storefront business recruitment and prospect development
  • Tracking storefront business openings and closings

David Moore, Placemaking and Activations Manager, (919) 821-6982

  • Public art projects
  • DRA events
  • DRA activations
  • First Friday Raleigh

Taylor Rankin, Senior Marketing and Communications Manager, (919) 821-6976

  • Social media
  • Content strategy
  • Marketing 
  • Media and PR 

Kyle VanderSlik, Finance Director, (919) 821-6973