Executive Board Members

President
Eric Decker
Commercial Lender, Portage Community Bank

Vice President
Maggie McKendry
Assistant Athletic Director, Kent State University

Treasurer
Mike Lewis
President & COO, Hometown Bank

Secretary
Dominique Bollenbacher
Community Relations Director, Habitat for Humanity of Portage County

Past President
Regan Gettens
VP of Property Management, Fairmount Properties

Board Members

Dylan Ball
Carpentry Estimator, Competitive Interiors, Inc.

Todd Kamenash
Asst. Dean of Students & Director of Student Conduct, Kent State University

Julie Kenworthy
Executive Director, Kent Historical Society & Museum

Heather Malarcik
Executive Director, Main Street Kent

Josh Rider
Director & VA Certifying Official, Kent State University

Robin Spano
Bookseller, Kent State Bookstore

Tom Wilke
Economic Development Director, City of Kent

Board of Governors

Mike Beder
Owner/Partner, Franklin Hotel Bar, Tree City Coffee, Venice Cafe & Water Street Tavern

Mike Finley
Owner, Hall-Green Agency

Committee Chairs

Design Committee
Julie Kenworthy
Executive Director, Kent Historical Society

Marketing Committee
Heather Malarcik
Executive Director, Main Street Kent

Operations Committee
Eric Decker
Portage Community Bank

Business Enhancement Committee
Tom Wilke
Economic Development Director, City of Kent

 

Staff

Heather Malarcik, Executive Director
Lesley Sickle, Marketing Coordinator

Volunteers

Main Street Kent is always looking for friendly, energetic, reliable individuals to become volunteers with our organization. Every event we host requires the help of volunteers. Being a Main Street Kent volunteer is a great way to meet new people, know what’s going on in our community, and give back to it. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please email info@mainstreetkent.org