MEET our leaders:
Stephanie Hinman, Executive Director of the Kalamazoo State Theatre, is a member of the Downtown Development Authority and Downtown Economic Growth Authority. Stephanie has a passion for sustainability, placemaking and DEI efforts. Over the years, she has enjoyed watching the Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership organization evolve and its focus on People, Place, Experience, and Growth. Among her favorite downtown businesses are Old Dog for the patio and chill vibe and Principle Food and Drink for fun cocktails, flavorful dishes, rustic-chic speakeasy ambiance, and awesome customer service.