John is responsible for oversight of all business functions and the staffing of the Growth Association. He works with the local mayors to ensure that the RBGA is doing all it can to facilitate economic development in their respective communities. He also facilitates various board committees as needed.
Member Engagement Director
Stefanie is responsible for new member recruitment, retention of current membership, fundraising activities including sponsorship and admission sales, and tracking of income and expenses. Stefanie conducts monthly networking events, organizes and facilitates Ribbon Cutting ceremonies. Stefanie coordinates with volunteer committees including but not limited to Ambassadors, Dues, LeadHERship, Promotions, and Young Adults. Stefanie is also responsible for budgeting, AR/AP, invoicing, reconciling bank statements, preparing monthly financials for accountants, payroll, and maintaining personnel files. Please contact Stefanie if you would like to discuss how to become a valued member of the RiverBend Growth Association.
Debbie is responsible for all RBGA communications including email marketing, social media, and maintaining the website. In addition, she is responsible for demographic data collection. Debbie spearheads the Small Business of the Month committee. She coordinates the publishing of all marketing flyers and the RBGA’s annual community profile magazine, Currents. Debbie handles all email correspondence with the public and Growth Association members. Contact Debbie if you need demographic information or have a question about the website.
Abbie is responsible for managing the RBGA social media accounts and creates marketing materials to help promote the RBGA and its members. She organizes the publication of member event flyers on the RBGA Facebook, along with information regarding the community and the RBGA in general. She collaborates with the Communications Director to ensure important member information is shared with members through multiple means of communication. In addition, Abbie assists the facilitation of monthly events, such as ribbon cuttings and Member Mingles. Contact Abbie if you have any promotional materials you would like for the RBGA to share on social media.