Beth Weirick

Downtown Milwaukee, Inc.
600 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 220-4700
Email: bweirick@milwaukeedowntown.com

Chief Operating Officer of the District, Ms. Weirick executes decisions on behalf of her 19-member board. Ms. Weirick manages numerous contracts totaling over $2.9 million. She is responsible for overseeing District operations; designing, implementing and managing programs to ensure that Downtown Milwaukee is a clean, safe and friendly destination for visitors, residents and businesses; District strategic planning; marketing and communications; and representation of the District to local, state and national audiences. Ms. Weirick also serves as Director of Milwaukee Downtown, Inc., a not-for-profit agency that focuses on special events and community collaboration. She is also serving as interim Director of the Alliance for Downtown Parking and Transportation.

Milwaukee Downtown is a business improvement district that provides services for 120 square blocks in Downtown Milwaukee. Services include sidewalk sweeping and scrubbing, landscaping, graffiti removal, and the Public Service Ambassadors. Ms. Weirick also oversees and manages the Downtown Branding Campaign along with special events including Downtown Dining Week, Downtown Open House and Expo, Downtown Employee Appreciation Week and the annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival.

She has more than 20 years of management experience in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors; 14 years experience working for a board of directors with ongoing organizational and community work; extensive knowledge and experience in implementing downtown special events, projects and programs; and strong, effective relationships with business leaders, community based organizations, government staff and elected officials.

Ms. Weirick is a native Milwaukeean with two children, Justin and Shawna. Beth has been named in The Business Journal as a leader in their “40 Under 40″ and a Milwaukee Woman of Influence. Beth was also named by the Shepherd Express as Milwaukeean of the Year for 2004. She is a 16 year member of the International Downtown Association, serves as a director on that board and also serves on a variety of other community boards and committees.