TDDA, in partnership with local business owners, individual members and the Town of Tryon, strives to enhance retail and commercial opportunities in a pedestrian-friendly environment, and to promote economic development via innovative thinking, creative promotion and a celebratory attitude about that which makes our community unique and Nearly Perfect. Always Tryon.

You are invited to take an active role in our organization; you and your ideas can make a substantial difference in the quality of life both in our downtown and in our community. Contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you!

TDDA 2016-2017 Annual Report

2016-2017 TDDA Board of Directors

Wanda May, President

Anne Day, Vice President

Carol Browning, Treasurer

Kimberly Tarach, Secretary, A Taste of Olives and Grapes

Dean Trakas, Brady Trakas Architects

Penny Padgett, The Book Shelf

Patty Aldred, retired volunteer

Kim Karaman, Landrum Antiques, Karaman Properties

Ashley  Menetre, The Nest

Allison Osteen, Real Estate

Jim Van Hecke, Addiction Recovery Institute

Kevin Sturm, Lavender Bistro

Ronnie Reid, First Citizens Bank

Dulcie Juenger, WWE Realty

Scott Hooper, HOOP’s Antiques & Vintage Collectibles


Executive Director:

Jamie Carpenter

Contact us:



PO Box 182

Tryon, NC 28782