The Board of Directors are committed to the success of the Bel Air Downtown Alliance and come from a diverse business background. The Bel Air Downtown Alliance Board meets monthly to discuss, plan and take action in moving the Alliance forward. The Board is also responsible for the overall operation of the Alliance, including development of short and long term plans, development and review of the annual budget, and monitoring the work of the staff.

To learn more about the Alliance’s mission, click here.


 Ben Meyer – President
Vagabond Sandwich Company

Cathy Schmidt – Vice President
Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

Lesley Lookingbill, CPA – Treasurer (not pictured)
Jones Advisory, LLC

Brad Cox – Secretary
Harford Community College

Craig Ward – Ex Officio (not pictured)
Frederick Ward Associates

Donna M. Dickey – Ex Officio (not pictured)
David Mergerian DDS PA

Kathi Gromacki (not pictured)
The Nest on Main

David Guzewich
Lions Club

Cristie Hopkins (not pictured)
Harford County Sheriff’s Office

Marge McCreesh
REMAX Components

Kristen Oktavec
One Eleven Main

Kate Schwab
Farmhouse on Main

Nicole Youse
Crossroads Bistro