About Us

our commitment

Downtown Winooski serves all of Winooski

Downtown Winooski is in a unique position to bring our strong business community together to identify and achieve common goals. Each year we build deeper connections between businesses and community.

We conduct rigorous business outreach and provide support to new and existing businesses of any size.

We host free and inclusive community events to benefit residents, tourists and anyone who works or plays in Winooski.

We strive to have a focus on equity, access and inclusion in our events and all of our work. Winooski is a diverse and vibrant community and we want all people to feel welcome regardless of ability or situation.

We work with collaborators, co-conspirators, sponsors and volunteers who have a shared desire to build a vibrant, connected and healthy city.

Downtown Winooski builds community by supporting businesses


What We Do For You

Support Winooski Businesses

We’re in a unique position to bring Winooski’s strong business community together towards common goals.

Advocate for business community

We work hard to advocate for the economic vitality of our city at a municipal, regional, state and even federal level.

Maintain Critical Downtown Designation

There are many benefits to Winooski that are contingent on having a dedicated downtown organization including tax incentives and funding access.

Build connections and collaborations

Downtown Winooski plays a critical role as a connector of individuals, businesses, community partners, organizations, and local leadership.

Promote and Support Winooski Businesses

The business community in Winooski is diverse and varied. From world-renowned restaurants to beloved retail shops to manufacturers and entrepreneurs and everyone in between, Winooski has a lot to offer and we're there to help them.

Host events and promotions

Our goal is to shine a bright light on all that Winooski has to offer from a walkable downtown to an inclusive and welcoming business community.

Meet us

Board Of Directors

Members of Downtown Winooski board, City Council, and partner organizations smiling at Pride

Melissa Corbin

Executive Director


Laura Wade

Board Chair
(Co-Owner, Misery Loves Co. and Onion City Chicken and Oyster)

Ali Nagle

Board Vice-Chair
(Manager, Monkey House, Co-Owner, Waking Windows)

Seth Leonard

(Community Member at Large, Former Mayor of Winooski)

George Bergin

(Co-Owner, Beverage Warehouse)

Craig Mitchell

Board Member
(DJ, Musician, Community Leader)

Sarah Johnson

Board Member
(General Manager, Waterworks Food + Drink)

Matthew Binginot

Board Member
(Owner, Matthew Binginot Creations)

Jacquie Dagesse

Board Member
(Owner of EIV Technical Services, Real Estate Developer)

Thomas Renner

Winooski City Council Liaison
(Deputy Mayor of Winooski)

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