Ms. Gerhard is both a property owner and business owner in Downtown Manchester. She is one of the four owners of Silk City Coffee that includes her husband, Glenn, and, Sarah and Rob May.
Tammy sees serving on the Board of Commissioners as an opportunity to further meet the needs of downtown Manchester. A natural “people person,” with a professional background in counseling, she loves connecting with others. Tammy believes this skill set will be helpful in recruiting new businesses to Main Street, as well as in supporting and encouraging those business owners as they settle into the area.
Tammy believes in the importance of involving a new generation in the Downtown. She would like to reach out to bring new, young, motivated people onto the Downtown Marketing Committee to help develop creative marketing strategies for Downtown.