President & CEO
Meet Terry, the President and CEO of the City Ave District. He’s the man who led the charge for approval of the game-changing new zoning ordinance passed in 2012. It is transforming the area from a crowded auto-intensive corridor to a much more pedestrian-friendly, vibrant and diverse hub of businesses, residences and entertainment.
Terry oversees all aspects of the District’s management and its programs, including recently completed $4 million streetscape and lighting projects. What’s next? Oh, just an additional $10 million in improvements to come over the next five years.
Director of Operations & Public Safety
John, a longtime officer of the Lower Merion Township Police Department, is now our Director of Operations & Public Safety. He’s responsible for managing and directing the City Ave District’s public safety activities and physical improvements.
He currently supervises the District’s successful Community Service Representative program, which provides invaluable support to the community, decreasing crime by 60% in the past decade. It’s John’s dedication to the District that is making City Ave safer than ever before.
John can often be found riding his bike along City Ave with the CSRs.
April is responsible for overseeing the many marketing efforts of the City Ave District. So you can thank her for that delicious burger you wolfed down at The Food Spot, or the epiphany you had at the City Ave Lunch & Learn. April handles all our communications resources, like our e-news, website and social media.
When April isn’t running around The Food Spot events or serving as a liaison to those living or working in the District, she’s still running; having just participated in her first half marathon recently and is a member of the South Philly runners club. You can also find her biking in the MS: City to Shore bike race.
Got an event you’d like to bring to City Ave? Or perhaps you have some breaking news to share. In any case, talk to April. She’ll be there for you.