Minicozzi installed as new Downtown Association Executive Director

Joe Minicozzi was formally named Interim Executive Director of the Asheville Downtown Association tonight at a membership mixer at Pack’s Tavern. Minicozzi, 41, will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization. The ADA has been without an executive director for over two years.

Mincozzi has worked in architecture, urban planning, real estate development and finance, municipal government, and most recently with Public Interest Projects, an Asheville real estate and business development firm founded by the late philanthropist Julian Price.

The Asheville Downtown Association is a non-profit organization committed to the preservation and improvement of the central business district.


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9 thoughts on “Minicozzi installed as new Downtown Association Executive Director

  1. Barry Summers

    Finally – a serious role for this serious guy. Asheville needs to cultivate talented people like Joe, and put him to work for us.

  2. Gordon Smith

    Asheville is lucky to have Joe Minicozzi. My appreciation goes out to him for his dogged service to our city.

  3. Big Bro

    Congrats little brother. Now treat them southern folk to a little northern city organization and revitalization hootnanny.

  4. Emile, Disabled Person

    Joe Minicozzi works for the money interests in Asheville. They have invested blindly, and have been done in by their own kind, businesses whose greed and deceit caused this recession.

    Now, they are abusing disabled, mostly elderly, mostly poverty-level.

    Joe is their front man, on tv, in the papers, harassing City Council. He should be advising his client, Grove Arcade, to pay the $2,000,000 they owe the city! Why doesn’t he?


  5. dwilson

    This is creepy:

    Joe leads the organization that is trying to twist the law to their own benefit while taking from the disabled, somehow has the acronym ADA, same as AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.

    How cheap.

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