About the Big Rapids DBA

Big Rapids Downtown Business Association

The Big Rapids Downtown Business Association is a network of downtown businesses and individuals who work together to encourage and maintain business health and vitality in Downtown Big Rapids. The Downtown Business Association’s purpose is to establish partnerships with community and governmental agencies to deal with critical issues, promote Downtown, and enhance the overall quality of life in the Big Rapids area.

Vision

To empower the Big Rapids community to develop a thriving historic downtown district centered on local food, culture and business.

Mission

  1. Build up downtown Big Rapids through business recruitment, retainment, and real estate development.
  2. Share downtown Big Rapids with the world through strategic marketing.
  3. Invite people to experience downtown Big Rapids through excellent events.

Board of Directors

Clinton Zimmerman

President

Jamie Ruelle

Vice President

Stacie Wright

Secretary

Logan Faught

Treasurer

John Duvall

Past President

John Miedema

Member at Large

Jenn Rumsey

Member at Large

Kendra Lewis

Member at Large

Kati Lenau

Member at Large

Kelly Wawczyk

Member at Large

Cherie Denslow

Member at Large

Chris Jane

Member at Large

The Big Rapids Downtown Business Association is a network of downtown businesses and individuals who work together to encourage and maintain business health and vitality in Downtown Big Rapids.

Contact Us

(231) 592-4038

226 N Michigan Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Director Josh Pyles
jpyles@cityofbr.org