About the OMBA

The Old Monterey Business Association (OMBA) is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing and promoting the economic vitality and community spirit of Old Monterey. A certified member of the National Main Street program since 1992, the OMBA produces a local dining guide, monthly Commercial Space listings, and a Path of History brochure that guides both locals and visitors through a celebration of Monterey's exciting past.

We strive to enhance and promote the economic vitality and community spirit of Old Monterey, as well as maintaining the Downtown as a unique retail, entertainment, and commercial center for both residents and visitors of Old Monterey.

OMBA Board of Directors

Salah Laasri, Futons and Such
to be announced
Vice President
Jerry Anderson, Ventana Asset Management
Lauren Cohen, MY Museum
Legal Council
Anthony Davi, Davi Law Group
City Liaison
Kim Cole, City of Monterey

Members at Large

Anthony Buich, Bull and Bear Barbara Burke, Monterey Institute of International Studies
Bill McCrone, Planning Commission Bryan James, Monterey Church
Carolyn B. Harris, Carolyn B. Harris Attorney-at-Law Ed Smith, Council Member
James Bryant, Carpe Diem Fine Books Jason Coniglio, My Attic
Jean O'Brien, Old Monterey Book Co. Mary Lou Cortright, Venture Art Gallery
Maureen Doran, Monterey Hotel Melissa Thoeny, Springboard
Michele Pearce, Monterey Marriott Paul W. Davis, Planning Commissioner
Ryan McCormick, Neighborhood Representative Sonny Petersson, Portola Hotel & Spa
Woody Kelley, Union Bank

OMBA Staff

Executive Director
Rick Johnson
[email protected]
Ph: 831-655-8070
Fx: 831-655-8072

Assistant Executive Director
Peter Cofresi
[email protected]
Ph: 831-655-8070
Fx: 831-655-8072

Market Place/Special Events Director
Ray Headley
[email protected]
Ph: 831-655-2607
Fx: 831-655-8072

98 Del Monte Avenue, Suite 201
Monterey, CA 93940

Membership Meetings

The OMBA Board of Directors Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month from 8:30am to 9:30am at the OMBA office.