Terry Madeksza eyes elevation of stature of downtown Mesa as destination
Staff Reports | Digital Free Press
The Downtown Mesa Association is naming Terry Madeksza president, who will become the president and executive director beginning January 2024.
Ms. Madeksza succeeds Nancy Hormann, who served as president since 2020 and has plans to retire, according to a press release.
“The executive committee and I are thrilled to have Terry bring her expertise to Downtown Mesa,” said Tim Sprague, chair of the Downtown Mesa Association. “Having an experienced leader take over for Nancy will help continue our initiatives to bring growth and vibrancy.”
As the new executive director Ms. Madeksza will continue creating a hospitable and welcoming environment for businesses, residents, investors, and visitors, while enhancing downtown events and programming creating more opportunities for people to come together, Downtown Mesa officials say.
“I am honored to step into this new role with Downtown Mesa,” said Ms. Madeksza.
“I am excited to help shape the future of Downtown Mesa —- bringing new businesses, activating public spaces, offering engaging events and supporting continued investment. The time for Downtown Mesa is now.”
Downtown Mesa’s one square mile is home to more than 50 locally owned businesses, breweries, restaurants, and shops.
The Downtown Mesa Association advocates on behalf of local businesses through policy development.