DJP & Downtown
DJP Board & Staff
Ben Aldridge, Treasurer
Trustmark National Bank
Old Capitol Inn
Ramel Cotton, At-Large
The Cotton Law Firm
Ronnie Crudup, At-Large
New Horizon Church International
Larry Daniels, At-Large
Steve Davis, Chair
Canizaro Cawthon Davis
Jim Ingram, Vice Chair
Andrew Mattiace, At-Large
The Mattiace Company
Hilda Stauss Owen, Secretary
Communication Arts Company
Betsy Bradley, At-Large
Mississippi Museum of Art
IMS Engineers, PA
Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP
Mississippi College School of Law
Dorian E. Turner, PLLC
EastGroup Properties, Inc.
Downtown Jackson Partners Advisory Council
Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes
Jackson City Council
Begley Law Firm
Jackson Chamber of Commerce
Desai Hotel Group
The Coffee Roastery
Law Office of David Pharr PLLC
Jackson Downtown Neighborhood Association
Mississippi Republican Party
Jackson Convention Complex
Peoples Insurance Company
Harry Walker, Past Chair
Trustmark National Bank
Hinds County Economic Development District
Hal & Mal’s Restaurant/Mississippi Arts Commission
Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau
Downtown Jackson Partners Board Counsel
Gibbs Whitwell, PLLC
As knowledgeable and motivated downtown development professionals, we pledge to do whatever it takes to inspire, assist and promote real estate development in Downtown Jackson, Mississippi.
Ben Allen, President of Downtown Jackson Partners, provides guidance to the Board of Directors and leadership to the staff while promoting Downtown real estate development opportunities to the general public and investment community.
John Gomez, Associate Director, ensures that information regarding all Downtown activities and opportunities are clearly articulated to both the general public and the investment community.
Emily Damiens, Graphic Designer/Marketing Specialist, designs and creates marketing materials that promote economic activity, market information and events within the downtown area.
Bobby Viverette, Operations Manager, oversees the Downtown Ambassadors who make downtown more attractive and provide a safety presence throughout the day.
Downtown Jackson Partners contracts with two organizations that are critical to the area’s safety and maintenace program.
Block by Block provides a team of landscaping, maintenance and safety ambassadors who guarantee that Downtowners find the streets litter free every morning with a friendly smile.
Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. provides after hours security for the Business Improvement District.