WILMINGTON — Main Street Wilmington has selected Julie Bolton of Chester Township and Darcy Reynolds of Wilmington to serve jointly as the organization’s interim executive directors for the remainder of 2016.The role was previously held by Bekah Muchmore, who moved over to the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce as marketing and communications director.
The interim directors will continue to coordinate, facilitate, promote and advance the projects and events scheduled for the downtown district, and will serve as a collaborator with various civic and professional constituents in the community, particularly downtown business owners.
Julie Bolton is the CEO of JBcreativeLLC.com, an independent graphic and web design company in Wilmington. A graduate of Miami University, she started her career as an art teacher with a total of 16 years’ teaching experience. After teaching, Bolton worked as a project manager at FRCH Design, Margot Madison Stationery, and Lenscrafters. She had an internship at a public relations firm in Washington, D.C., in 2013 that jump-started her independent design business, Julie Bolton Creative Consulting, LLC. She lives in Chester Township with her husband, Jer Schweickart, an industrial designer, and has one daughter, who is a social worker in Portland, Maine.
Darcy Reynolds has worked in the not-for-profit arena for over 25 years in healthcare, higher education and membership associations with a focus on strategic communications. She is a graduate of Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism, specializing in public relations. In addition to being a published author, she most recently served as a consultant in the area of leadership training, employee assessments and internal communications. Darcy is married to Brad Reynolds, a Wilmington native and executive director of Cape May Retirement Village. They have five children and two new grandchildren.