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

President
Michele Pearce, Monterey Marriott
Treasurer
Shareef Fahmy, Portola Hotel & Spa
Vice President
Lauren Cohen, MY Museum
Secretary
Barbara Burke, Middlebury Institute of International Studies
Legal Council
Anthony Davi, Davi Law Group
City Liaison
Chris Schmidt, City of Monterey

Members at Large

Bill McCrone Brittani Reid-Bristol, Grace Lifestyle Boutique
Carolyn B. Harris, Carolyn B. Harris Attorney-at-Law Diego Quevedo, SmileLABS of Monterey Bay
Ed Smith, Council Member Frank Sollecito, OMF Representative
Jean O'Brien, Old Monterey Book Co. Jerry Anderson, Ventana Asset Management
Lori Lochtfeld, Golden State Theatre Mary Lou Cortright, Venture Art Gallery
Melissa Thoeny, Springboard Ryan McCormick, Neighborhood Representative
Salah Laasri, Coastal Home Furniture Gallery Tina Terrell, Monterey Hotel
Woody Kelley, Union Bank


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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

Project Manager
Elanstrand Pefok
[email protected]
Ph: 831-655-2607
Fx: 831-655-8072

OMBA
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.