Gary Davis has lived and worked in the Tahoe City area since 1986. He owns the Gary Davis Group (a civil and structural engineering, and architectural design services firm) and commercial property in downtown and has a serious interest in the long-term health of the Tahoe City community. Gary’s passion for and knowledge of regional issues is an asset to the TCDA Board when faced with planning and development issues and helping coordinate with our agency partners.
Michael, Publisher of The Sierra Sun, grew up in Detroit, MI, attended Michigan State University, and has lived in Tahoe City for two years. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors and with his wife Kelly and their three dogs. Michael has served as President of the California Newspaper Advertising Executive Association and is a member of the NTBA. “I believe in any organization that’s principle purpose is supporting and growing awareness of local businesses and their local communities. It is important that each community has a common goal and message that is sent out to the public, I feel that business organizations like the TCDA can and should be the messenger.”
Kathy has 25 years of media sales, management and marketing experience with Fortune 500 corporations (Business Week, TIME, Fortune and Money Magazines) as well as business development with start-ups and running a consulting firm. She has been a West Shore homeowner for 10 years and has lived here full time for 2 ½ years. She has been a TCDA marketing committee member for over one year. She has been involved in media planning and creating a cohesive marketing plan to promote Tahoe City and TCDA. Kathy has also been working with TCDA members through an interview process to better understand the business community’s needs for success.
Hal has owned James Harold Galleries, a fine art gallery, in Downtown Tahoe City for 30 years. He has lived in the area for more than 35 years and has seen the town evolve into a bustling North Shore community with something for everyone at every age. He is dedicated to improving Downtown Tahoe City and has been a past board member for the Chamber of Commerce and is the current Vice President of the Kiwanis Club of Tahoe City.
Bill Dietz has lived in the North Lake Tahoe area since 1988. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer and Principal Broker for Tahoe Luxury Properties and co-founded the company in 1994 with his wife, Kelly. In prior employment, Bill was the Director of the Ski School at Alpine Meadows Ski Area and loves to ski, mountain bike, wakeboard and surf. Bill is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys sharing his enthusiasm with the Tahoe area with all. It is through the vehicle of the Tahoe City Downtown Association that Bill enjoys spreading his passion for the area.
Owner, Tahoe City Kayak. Andrew moved to Tahoe in 2003 after working for Lockheed Martin as a human resources Manager in Nashua, New Hampshire. During that time Andrew completed an MBA and a graduate certificate in leadership and change management. Andrew purchased Tahoe City kayak in 2006 after managing it for 1 1/2 years. He has a personal stake in the direction of our town and would like to use his leadership experience to help shape it’s direction.
Tahoe Marine Supply & Tahoe Ski Works. Greg has lived in Tahoe City for 7 years and in that time started 2 businesses and recently purchased a home. He has a great deal invested in the future of Tahoe City and wants to take an active role in shaping it’s direction. In addition to owning two businesses in town he has contributed to the fireworks, concerts, local sports teams as well as TCDA.
Museum Coordinator for North Lake Tahoe Historical Society. Javier grew up in the Southern California desert town of Lancaster. He attended college at the California State University of Los Angeles where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. He also has an Associates of Arts Degree in Chemical Engineering. Javier moved to Tahoe in 2007 and has been here ever since. He has helped to organize over 30 events with the historical society and has helped the TCDA is the creation of our newest event, The Tahoe City Grill Fest. He looks forward to working with TCDA events committee on upcoming events.