If you’re a business owner in Downtown Parker, joining the Downtown Business Alliance of Parker (DBA) is a great idea. Here are the top 5 reasons to join:
#1 – We are the voice of Downtown Parker Businesses! Shape our downtown area with your ideas and concerns. We regularly attend Town Council meetings, bringing our members’ thoughts directly to the Town and gaining their approval for new changes.
#2 – Involvement in Downtown Parker (DTP) events throughout the year – Art Walks, DBA tables at various events such as Parker Days, Brewfest, etc… and learn how to better connect with existing events as well as help in creating new events that will gain exposure for your business. We are an official 501 C-6 and ready to fundraise for our Downtown Area!
#3 – Most importantly – help unify DTP! Help us find ways to drive customer traffic to all areas of DTP! Get to know your neighboring businesses and feel more connected with DTP by lending your voice to determine what lies ahead.
#4 – Social Media cross promotions – sharing posts from DBA members on the Downtown Parker Facebook page and helping market one another.
#5 – Marketing opportunities promoting Downtown – be featured on downtownparker.com and your events promoted in the Downtown Parker BEAT newsletter! We aim to drive traffic to Downtown and our members’ businesses. DBA members will be showcased and highlighted!
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“Since 2014, Shelli has been a commercial property manager, managing one of Downtown Parker’s largest mixed-use commercial buildings and another building across Mainstreet, which includes office and retail tenants. Shelli is the former President of the Downtown Business Alliance, a 501 C 6 organization in Parker, currently serves on the Board and heads the marketing committee. This group comprises over 60 independent business owners that meet monthly and focuses on stimulating and improving the DBA’s members exposure, marketing and overall business. Since managing the buildings in Downtown Parker, Shelli owned her own fundraising company working with restaurants and retailers and learned how important marketing is to make a retail area vibrant. She has taken that experience and applied it to her involvement in the Downtown Business Alliance. Shelli’s experience in commercial property management with retail/office tenants steered her into entering her new career in Commercial Real Estate in 2019. She hangs her license with a boutique firm Madison Commercial Properties and absolutely loves the connection property management and commercial real estate offers her.”
Member at Large
Ashley Nagy: Chair
“Ashley is the general manager at Fika Coffee House. She is originally from Ohio but has been part of the Parker community since 2014. She is excited about being able to contribute to the continued growth of Downtown Parker. Stop by Fika anytime to say hello and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee!"
"Kristopher (Kris) Schnell is the President of Cogent Independent Advisors, a fee-only wealth management firm. Kris also
serves on the Board of the Downtown Business Alliance of Parker as Immediate Past Chair. Kris previously worked for
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor and MetLife Securities as a Financial Planner. Kris began his career
in financial services after experiencing firsthand what can happen if a family's best interests are not kept in mind. He was
immediately inspired to combine the problem solving and analysis skills he had previously garnered in the civil
engineering industry with his strong commitment to honesty, transparency and competency so that his clients would have
a trusted source for financial guidance.”
Kris Schnell, CRPC
Investment Advisor Representative
19501 E Main Street Ave, Suite 200
Parker, CO 80138
"Carrie has over 25 years of experience in leadership, branding, organizational growth, and cultural facility operations. As
the Cultural Director for the Town of Parker, Carrie is responsible for the leadership and strategic oversight of the diverse
cultural programs offered in the Town of Parker’s facilities. Carrie holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Advertising
from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Colorado in
Denver. She was a 2017 graduate of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation, and is a current Board Member
of Parker’s Downtown Business Alliance. In her free time, Carrie enjoys spending time outdoors with her 16-year old
daughter and two dogs.”
20000 Pikes Peak Avenue
Parker CO 80138
“Hayley Monteferrante is currently a Senior Vice President with FirstBank at the Parker and Mainstreet branch. FirstBank
is the largest Colorado owned financial institution which has been providing full service banking for over 55 years. As a
Loan Officer, Hayley is able to assist borrowers with residential, commercial, and business lending as well as consumer
and business banking needs. Hayley is a Colorado native and holds a business degree from Colorado State
University. Hayley and her husband both grew up in and currently reside in Parker along with their young daughter. In her
free time, Hayley enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors.”
Senior Vice President
NMLS ID 1087020
FirstBank – SOUTH Market
10961 S. Parker Rd. Parker, CO 80134
“Brandi Wilks is a 3rd Generation Parker-ite and her family has been here for almost 50 years. Her and her amazing
husband Cory are now raising their 4 kids in this wonderful town. Brandi is a Realtor and Owner with her husband of Wilks
Real Estate. Brandi’s dedicated to protecting and supporting this wonderful town through volunteering and serving on
Realtor | Director of Operations
Wilks Real Estate
19590 E Mainstreet suite 100-5
Parker CO 80138
“Omar Castillo has lived in Parker for 21 years with his wife Carrie, two kids Owen & Olivia and has worked in Parker for
13 years. Omar is Vice President of Lending at Champion Bank. Omar’s like to volunteer in his community by serving on
numerous Boards in the area and giving back to his community.”
Vice President of Lending
16790 Centre Court
Parker CO 80134