Downtown Cheyenne Staff
Vicki D. Dugger
With a B.A. in Art and a Master’s in Planning, Vicki brings a creative yet analytical approach to downtown development. Her prior experience in downtown development includes running local Main Street programs in Oklahoma and Oregon, as well as leading the Oregon Downtown Development Association for eleven years where she facilitated 120 downtown planning projects throughout Oregon, Montana, Washington and Idaho. A new resident to Cheyenne, Vicki believes that downtown is ready to “pop” as a thriving, inviting live/work/play destination and is looking forward to helping this vision come to fruition.
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Jennifer was born and raised in Gillette, Wyoming. After obtaining her BA in Journalism, she remained in Laramie for seven more years working primarily in sales & event planning before moving to Cheyenne in 2015. Jennifer joins the Downtown Development Authority from the Wyoming Office of Tourism where she spent three years working in the Global Sales & Services Department. She enjoys traveling with her husband and son, attending events and exploring hiking trails in the area. She is looking forward to working with and getting to know the amazing people in Cheyenne and downtown in her role with DDA/Main Street.
Esther O. Gonzales
Esther is a native Texan, but lived many years in Winston Salem, NC, and recently moved to Cheyenne with her husband Patrick Gonzales and son Raith Luke Bennalick, a member of the WANG. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Women’s Studies and Organizational Theory from Salem College; the oldest women’s college in the United States. She previously attended Incarnate Word College in San Antonio Texas with a scholarship in Piano Studies. She began her career working in corporate America with Sara Lee Hanes Brand, Inc and RJR Nabisco, Inc. She founded Domestics, LLC in 1998, Bennalick Rentals in 2007 and acquired American Home Cleaning, LLC in 2009. She joined the DDA/Main Street in July of 2017, and is thrilled to be part of an exciting team and board. She would like to give to her new new home, Cheyenne by making a difference that will benefit for generations to come.