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Our Story 2018-08-30T14:02:23+00:00

Our Story

DKI manages the day-to-day economic development efforts, business support and promotional activities for the district. Downtown Kenosha is one of over forty designated Wisconsin Main Street Communities and is funded in part through a partnership with our Business Improvement District (BID), the City of Kenosha, Kenosha Area Business Alliance, the County of Kenosha, Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce.

DKI Board of Directors

Although we serve to promote the Downtown Kenosha area, DKI consists of passionate professionals working behind the scenes to broaden the business landscape of the downtown area.

Nicole Thomsen
Nicole ThomsenExecutive Director
DKI, Inc.
812 56th Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
262-842-5354
[email protected]
Heather Wessling Grosz
Heather Wessling GroszPresident
KABA
5500 6th Avenue Suite 200
Kenosha, WI 53140
262-605-1100
Jennifer Dooley Hogan
Jennifer Dooley HoganVice President
Dooley and Associates
600 52nd Street, Suite 140
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 925-4769
Lou Molitor
Lou MolitorTreasurer
Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce
600 52nd Street, Suite 130
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 654-1234
Martin Lacock
Martin LacockSecretary
Kenosha County
912 56th Street, LL13
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 653-2780
John Boldt
John Boldt
Clark Dietz Engineers
625 57th Street, 6th Floor
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 657-1550
Kevin Ervin
Kevin Ervin
Franks Diner
508 58th Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 676-9695
John Fox
John Fox
Alderperson, 2nd District
4803 7th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 358-6077
Deanna Goodwin
Deanna Goodwin
Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
812 56th Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 654-7307
Rachael Hernandez
Rachael Hernandez
Downtown Resident
411 65th Street
Kenosha, WI 53143
(224) 715-9916
Matt Monroe
Matt Monroe
Tri City National Bank
5901 Washington Road
Kenosha, WI 53144
(262) 554-5803
Tom O'Connell
Tom O'Connell
Partners In Design Architects
600 52nd Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 652-2800
Riki Tagliapietra
Riki Tagliapietra
Grease & Honey Restaurant Group
5623 6th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 818-4563

Kenosha Lakeshore Business Improvement District (BID)

The Kenosha Lakeshore BID was created by the City of Kenosha under Wisconsin Statute 66.1109 in 1986 to allow businesses to develop, manage and promote Downtown Kenosha and to establish an assessment method to fund permitted activities. Along with the City of Kenosha, County of Kenosha, Kenosha Area Business Alliance (KABA), Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (KACVB) and Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce, the Kenosha Lakeshore BID funds the activities of Downtown Kenosha, Inc.

The BID Board meets quarterly, on the third Thursday of March, June, September, and December at the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce office, 600 52nd St #103, Kenosha, WI 53140 at 8:30am. Meetings are open to the public.

BID Board of Directors
Meeting Agendas & Minutes