Ben Strand

Ben brings a diverse background of experience and skills to his role with Winona Main Street. For the past year he served as a Digital Marketing Associate for Fluoramics, Inc. in Winona. Prior to that he was a reporter at the Winona Daily News for three years covering education and arts and entertainment. Ben is also part owner of Treedome Productions, a multi-media production company founded in 2017 in Downtown Winona that started Shut Down Third Street. Ben is eager to utilize his background, skills, and knowledge of the Winona community to work toward the goal of making Historic Downtown Winona the heart of our community and region.



Downtown Development Committee

Beautification Committee



Pam Eyden, Committee Chair

City Council

Danny Rivers, Board Liason

Three Rivers Hotel Group

Christie Ransom

Chamber President

Nick Larson

City of Winona

Al Simanovski

Bay State Milling

Anita Cisewski

Wells Fargo

Jessi Darst

Habitat For Humanity

Al Simanovsky, Steering Liason

Bay State Milling

Steve Kovala

Merchants Bank

Luke Sims

City of Winona

Scott Hanson

WsYOU Housing

Marisa Capezzuto


Pam Eyden, Steering Liason

City Council

Eileen Moeller

Great River Shakespeare Fest

Carlos Espinosa

City of Winona

Lew Overhaug

Winona County

Roger Boulay

Winona State University

Dave Dicke


Jessi Darst, Steering Liason

Habitat For Humanity

Jovy Rockey

Jovy Rockey Jewelry 

Jenna Lubinski,

The Refinery Co.

Jose Pelaez

Pelaez Creative LLC