Meet Our Director of Business Development Kathie Meadows
Director of Business Development, Kathie Meadows, is responsible for proactively identifying and recruiting retail establishments, restaurateurs, and service related businesses to help find the perfect location for new businesses or those looking to open another location in our thriving commercial corridor. In addition, Kathie works with our existing businesses to promote special events, membership development, group tours, marketing outreach, and member-to-member networking communications.
Kathie works as a “matchmaker”, building partnerships with local landlords, brokers, and prospective tenants to promote Chestnut Hill as a desirable destination to open a business. Kathie also works with new businesses to integrate them with the Chestnut Hill Business District aesthetic in the guidelines set forth by the Streetscape Committee regarding paint color choices, signage, etc…
Kathie’s extensive background in sales and marketing, public relations, interior design and real estate combined with her proven track record to directly connect to business leaders and decision makers made her the perfect candidate for this position.
Kathie has been actively involved in life on “the Hill” in many different capacities; as a board member and interior designer for several Chestnut Hill Holiday House Tours, volunteer for the CHCA “Hoops Madness”, board member for the Black and White Gala, window merchandiser for previous Chestnut Hill businesses, including a “Best of Chestnut Hill” award in 2008.
Kathie lives in nearby Wyndmoor with her husband, Adam, three children Evan, Cole, and Grace and Bijon-poo, Baxter.
8514 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118