About DFI

Downtown Frankfort, Inc. (DFI) is the a key force behind our city’s flourishing downtown district. As a dedicated non-profit organization, we are committed to enhancing the economic, cultural, and social vitality of Frankfort.

Supported by and corporate and private sponsors, DFI is led by a passionate Board of Directors and administered Executive Director.

Our mission is to create exceptional experiences, stimulate economic development, and promote the well-being of residents, businesses, and visitors through strategic partnerships, innovative marketing, and signature events.

Join us in shaping the future of Downtown Frankfort and experience the transformation of our community

2024 Board
of Directors

The DFI Board is made up of downtown business people, downtown residents, representatives from local governments and industry, and folks who just love downtown Frankfort and want to work to make it better. Board members are eligible to serve up to two three-year terms.

Suzy Hosley

Executive Director

Deirdre Calvert

Board Chair

Karl Lawrence

Vice President

Kim Richardson


Megan Sauter


Cathy Jennings

Board Member

Steven Middleton

Board Member

Darnell Owens

Board Member

Bob Pelosi

Board Member

Dave Sandlin

Board Member

Sarah Thompson

Board Member

Lee Ann Hockenmith

Board Member

Robin Antenucci

Ex Officio

Rebecca Hall

Ex Officio

James Hatchett

Ex Officio

Tish Shade

Ex Officio

Diane Strong

Ex Officio

Ally Hall

Ex Officio

Our 2024

Spirited Partners

A heartfelt thank you to our Spirited Partners! Your invaluable support fuels the vitality of Downtown Frankfort, Inc. Your commitment to our community is the driving force behind our shared success. We extend our deepest gratitude for being the backbone of our vibrant downtown experience.