Building a better Downtown Red Wing

Champions for Red Wing’s historic downtown

We love and honor our town by preserving and beautifying our historic spaces.

Innovating the way business is done

We connect with local and national organizations that help drive support to downtown Red Wing.

Friend to downtown businesses

We look for ways to support our downtown businesses and drive traffic to Main Street.

Mission

The purpose of the Red Wing Downtown Main Street program is to improve the community’s quality of life by strengthening the downtown as the center of community through education, volunteer support and concentrated efforts in design and preservation, promotion, business development, and organization.

Vision

Our vision is to realize a vibrant, prosperous downtown which attracts people, young and old, to its natural and historic features, recreation and cultural centers, specialty and convenience shopping and services.

Meet Our Staff

Paid members of the organization who manage our day-to-day and work to build partnerships for Red Wing Downtown Main Street

Megan Tsui

Megan Tsui

Executive Director

Megan is a long-time business consultant and non-profit leader with a degree in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship from St. Olaf College and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from St. Mary’s University. She’s driven to make downtown a vibrant gathering place with a significant economic impact.

Kim Lampe

Kim Lampe

Programs Coordinator

Kim has several years’ experience in business operations, which includes quality systems, customer service management, and business process improvement. She has a talent for process and loves helping others succeed. She thrives on facilitating practical solutions that contribute to a prosperous Downtown Red Wing.

Angela Frechette

Angela Frechette

Office and Events Coordinator

Angela has several years of experience in office administration and management along with community event planning. She is not a native to Red Wing but loves the small town atmosphere. She is looking forward to helping small business owners live out their passion and thrive while doing it. She also intends to continue providing opportunities to unite the community across all generations.

Contact

419 Bush Street
Red Wing, MN 55066

651-385-7850

info@downtownredwing.org

Meet Our Board

A volunteer team of business leaders and community members that keep our organization charged and running

Brent Jaynes

Brent Jaynes

President, Chair of Design and Preservation, Business Development, and Organization Committees
Tessa Blue

Tessa Blue

Vice President

Tessa is ecstatic to be a part of Downtown Main Street. She has a love for Red Wing, its people, and businesses! She enjoys seeing the town grow and come together for events. The history, bluffs, and river that make up pretty Red Wing, are some of Red Wings best attributes. Tessa’s commitment to her hometown helped her pursue her dream of opening River Blu Salon DaySpa in the historic St. James Hotel.

Tracy Hardyman

Tracy Hardyman

Treasurer, Promotions Committee Chair, Holiday Stroll Co-Chair

I believe that the downtown is the core of our community and keeping the core thriving is vital to our community’s health. I want to serve our community by helping the local businesses in the downtown core area. As a past business owner, I understand the importance of the role that Red Wing Downtown Main Street plays in their mission. I want to be a part of that mission to assist in the growth of this wonderful community that I live in.

Mandy Cardinal

Mandy Cardinal

Board Secretary

I am a member of DTMS because I am an advocate for downtown Red Wing and small businesses. I believe community involvement and volunteerism are so important and am happy to bring some of my energy to that. Red Wing has a strong small business community and a growing downtown and I am excited to be a part of it!

Maureen Nelson

Maureen Nelson

Board Member

Maureen Nelson first moved to Red Wing her senior year of high school and immediately fell in love with the community. She left for a short time but has made Red Wing her home since 1987. She and her husband Charley have raised three children and have one grandchild – who also calls Red Wing home. Maureen is currently the Executive Director of the United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha and Pierce Counties. In this position, she has been able to meet and work with so many people in the community. She would tell you the best part of her job is experiencing daily the compassion and generosity Red Wing has to offer.

Alison Youngs

Alison Youngs

Board Member