Main Street America Revitalization Professionals


Learning and Growing Together

Achieving the Main Street America Revitalization Professional credential, currently the highest credential offered through MSAI, is a tremendous accomplishment. The following individuals have demonstrated a mastery of subject matter essential to downtown and neighborhood district management and have illustrated a serious commitment to creating vibrant, healthy Main Streets.


Spring 2017 Graduates

  • Alex Balloon, Tacony Community Development Corp., Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Breann Bye, 6th Avenue Corridor, Des Moines, Ia.
  • Amy Hansen, Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership, Fond du Lac, Wis.
  • Patrick Kay, Downtown Americus - Main Street, Americus, Ga.
  • Derek Lumsden, Osceola Area Chamber & Mainstreet Program, Osceola, Ia.
  • Donnie Rodgers, Downtown Lee's Summit, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
  • Diana Schwartz, Ocala/Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership, Ocala, Fla.
  • Martin Smith, Barracks Row Main Street Inc., Washington, DC
  • Sarah Thompson, Hamilton County S.E.E.D., Webster City, Ia.


MSAI Overview

Download a one-page overview of our  targeted professional development training program aimed to equip downtown and commercial district leaders with the tools they need to lead results-oriented and preservation-based community revitalization organizations.


Focus Areas

The MSAI is comprised of two distinct certificate programs – the Leadership Development Certificate program and the Community Transformation Certificate program. Expand your capabilities and begin on your professional development journey today!



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