About Tryon Downtown Development Association (TDDA)

The mission of the TDDA is to preserve and enhance the community of Tryon through a downtown revitalization program that focuses on economic development.

Our vision statement: Historic Downtown Tryon, framed by the first peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a thriving arts & culture community that elevates our position as an international equestrian destination, creating the friendliest, most livable small town in the South.

Board of Directors
Rodger Walker, Secretary
Karim Nehdi, Treasurer
Wanda May
Dean Trakas
Nick Fischer
Davey Shealey
Christine Vincent
Matthew Devlin

Executive Director

Paige Henderson, MPA

As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Tryon is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America.