STAFF & BOARD

Downtown Cheyenne is staffed by professionals devoted to advocating for the
downtown district and the city of Cheyenne. As visionary stewards, we provide
enthusiastic leadership for the improvement of Downtown Cheyenne.

DOMENIC BRAVO

Acting Director

Domenic Bravo is the current President and CEO of Visit Cheyenne and Acting Director of the Cheyenne Downtown Development Authority.

HAYLEE CHENCHAR

Vice President & managing director

Haylee Chenchar is the Vice President & Managing Director for the Downtown Development Authority.  As a Wyoming native, Haylee obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing and entrepreneurial studies from the University of Wyoming.

As the VP & Managing Director, Haylee manages the organization’s programs and initiatives as well as the day-to-day operations of the DDA.

Haylee loves chatting with the community about downtown’s many hidden gems and looks forward to the continued development of Downtown Cheyenne. Outside of the office, Haylee is on the Board of Directors for the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, serves beer at Cheyenne’s newest brewery, Black Tooth Brewing Company, and hikes with her husband and their dog as much as humanly possible.

AMBER TREVIZO

Events & Special Projects Coordinator

Amber Trevizo is the Events and Special Projects Coordinator for the Downtown Development Authority. Although a fairly new resident to Cheyenne, she is a Wyoming native having been born and raised in Sheridan and has spent the last 20 years just over the hill in Laramie. She graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

As the Events and Special Projects Coordinator, Amber plans and coordinates the Downtown Development Authority’s yearly events calendar, identifies and tracks data as it relates to the downtown businesses and development, and assists in business outreach and promotion. Amber has extensive past work experience in project management, which is proving to be incredibly valuable as she has been able to pick up and coordinate several ongoing projects without missing a beat!

In her spare time, Amber enjoys camping, coffee, exploring the world with her husband, and spending time with family and friends. She believes in eating dessert first and that life is a beautiful adventure.

JENNA MCCORMICK

Administrative SPECIALIST

As a Cheyenne native, Jenna was excited to join the team and get involved in the downtown she grew up enjoying!
As the Administrative Specialist, Jenna assists with day to day operations such as data entry, book keeping, and assisting rest of the staff with various projects and tasks.

In her spare time, Jenna likes to attend concerts and hockey games with her husband. She currently serves as the secretary for the Wyoming Red Cross Board of Directors and is in her final year of her Bachelors program at CSU-Global.

DESIREE BROTHE

Creative Projects Director

Desirée grew up in Greeley, CO, moving to Cheyenne in 2012. She has worked in Community and Economic Development for seven years at both the local and state level, and is currently the Creative Projects Director for the Cheyenne Downtown Development Authority.

Desiree has served on the Arts Cheyenne Board of Directors since 2016, and is a current board and staff member for the organization. She is also part of the Cheyenne Makers and Creatives as well as the WyArt Coalition.

In her spare time, Desirée runs her art business, Magpie Creations, and spends her time painting, drawing, gardening and enjoying a good beer with her partner, Mike. 

CHEYENNE DDA BOARD

Downtown Cheyenne is governed by a Board of Directors
appointed by the Mayor and ratified by City Council.

BRUCE HEIMBUCK

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT: 7/27/15 – 6/30/19
RE-APPOINTMENT: 7/1/19 – 6/30/23

CRAIG KERRIGAN

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT: 7/01/19-6/30/23

ANTHONY ORTIZ

MEMBER​

APPOINTMENT: 7/1/18 – 6/30/22

KATHERINE BRADY

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT: 7/1/20 – 6/30/24

WENDY VOLK

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT: 7/1/21 – 6/30/25

STEPHANIE REECE

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT: 7/1/21 – 6/30/25

CITY OFFICIALS

CITY COUNCILMAN
PETE LAYBOURN

COUNTY COMMISSIONER
LINDA HEATH

EX OFFICIO

TERM: PER COUNTY CONTRACT

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