BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Melbourne Main Street Names Kimberly Meehan Agee as New Executive Director
By Space Coast Daily // February 6, 2020
brings to the organization expertise in strategic planning, business development
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Board of Directors of Melbourne Main Street announced Kimberly Meehan Agee has been named Executive Director of the nonprofit dedicated to building public and private partnerships to revitalize Historic Downtown Melbourne.
Agee, born and raised in Melbourne with deep family ties, is an insightful executive professional with a broad skill.
She honed her skills working in the family business, in a regional economic development organization, a leading healthcare company and owning her own small business.
She brings to the organization expertise in strategic planning, business development, economic and community development, outreach and connectivity planning, government relations and relationship management.
Agee’s hiring comes as the organization embarks on a new plan of strategic growth, enhanced programing, and the expansion of services.
“Kim is more than qualified to implement the direction and strategic plan the board has approved for 2020 and beyond,” said Jim Farrish, President of Melbourne Main Street’s board of directors.
“She exhibits great skill at communication, organization and leadership, which will considerably benefit the downtown community, Melbourne Main Street and our board.”
Agee has received numerous awards and recognitions, including National Management Association’s Brevard County Manager of the Year, Space Coast Business Magazine’s One of the 100 Most Influential Business Leaders in Brevard County, LEAD Brevard’s 4 Under 40 Awards and has just completed her chairmanship of the Melbourne Regional Chamber.
“I’m honored to have the opportunity to lead Melbourne Main Street,” said Agee.
“The organization is poised to develop our vision and build on the tremendous successes of the past. I look forward to working closely with business and property owners, investors and developers, and members of our community. Together, Downtown Melbourne will thrive and meet the demands of the changing marketplace.”
To ensure the goals for the new strategic plan are met, Melbourne Main Street also welcomes two new team members. Marketing and Event Coordinator Jackie Mickelson comes back to her home state of Florida from Durango, Colorado.
Jackie owned her own event company where she hosted more than 300 corporate and private functions and has also coordinated and developed events for FOX/American Idol, Coke and Garnier.
Alice Healey, a Central Florida native, comes to the organization with a strong background in business management and operations.
She most recently served as Director of Operations for The Children’s Hunger Project where she coordinated packing events, food budgets, ordering and inventory, volunteers, grants and event support.
Prior, she served as the Facility Manager for AAR Airlift, where she rebuilt and upgraded six buildings, controlled a $2.2 million budget and reduced expenses by 8% over three years.
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