Downtown Cheyenne Board Members
The number of Board members is 9, allowing for broader representation of downtown property and business owners. This is the maximum allowable by state statute.
The DDA/Main Street meets the second Thursday of each month, at 3:00 pm. To attend, please go to the Wyoming Business Council building at 214 W. 15th Street in the Becker Board Room. Parking is available in the garage.
I am the current COO of WEST, and will be moving to the CEO position on January 1, 2016. Our office, which includes over 50 employees, is located in the Dineen Building in downtown Cheyenne. I have been a resident of Cheyenne for over 20 years, and have a passion for doing my part in making downtown Cheyenne a better place work, do business, reside, shop, and visit.ing.
David has lived in Cheyenne since 1979 and has been involved in the DDA since the 1980’s, primarily through the Design Committee. He has operated his own landscape architectural design firm since 1983, and has been involved in many significant community improvement projects in Cheyenne and the downtown area.
Sam Galeotos is a native of Cheyenne and a downtown property owner. Galeotos spent a lot of time in downtown Cheyenne as a child frequenting his grandparents businesses. He currently serves as the Executive Chairman of Green House Data Corporation, and has held past leadership positions as the CEO of Galileo International, CEO/COO & President of Cheap Tickets Inc., and Co-CEO of Worldspan Travel Information Systems. He is committed to seeing downtown Cheyenne become the thriving area he experienced as a youth.
Ms. West, P.M.P., A.S.I.D. is a prominent project manager, general contractor, and designer with over 25 years of experience on a wide range of projects for both new facilities and the renovation and expansion of existing facilities.
Supervising a staff of 3-9 members with an annual operating budget of $500,000, Ms. West successfully managed clients’ projects ranging in budgets up to $27 million, until starting semi-retirement in 2006.
Relocating to Cheyenne in 2011, Ms. West viewed downtown Cheyenne as the place where the history and future of the city resides. Her desire to see the capitol city’s downtown environment alive with residents, business, and cultural life has led her to serve on the DDA board.
Gabriel is the Owner and Operator of Piña Business Services, providing Accounting, Payroll and Tax Services to Small Businesses since 2007. His office is in the Historic Majestic Building downtown on Capitol. Gabriel is one of the Founders and the President of the Downtown Cheyenne Business Co-Op (DCBC), a networking group for all Small Business in Cheyenne. Gabriel has served on the Organization Committee since May of 2015, and recently has taken over as Chairperson.
Dave is a civic minded business development guy, who believes business/industry has a responsibility to economic and community development. With work experiences in both the private and public sectors, he believes the strength of any company is always found in the people. His primary focus is on improving methods of client discovery research, competitive review, strategic and tactical planning, media planning and purchasing, and daily account and relationship management.
Will Hardin has a Master of Business Administration. He recently opened State Farm Agency in Downtown Cheyenne and look forward to contributing to the Board through his experience in economic development, finance, and business consulting. Will is an Armed Forces veteran and a member of the Chamber of Commerce.