Katherine Hardwick

Katherine Hardwick is the vice president of marketing for Downtown Vision (DVI). With more than 12 years of experience, she oversees two of DVI’s four strategic pillars: marketing & events and research & information management to promote Downtown as Jacksonville's unique and authentic epicenter for business, history, culture, education and entertainment.

Prior to joining DVI, she worked for advertising agency, Burdette Ketchum, on the DVI account, launching a number of marketing strategies and events. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from the University of North Florida and graduated with top honors. Katherine was named Jacksonville Business Journal's 40 Under 40 in 2019. She enjoys traveling with her husband and is near her goal of joining the 50 States Club. 

Leadership, Membership & Committee Work:

International Downtown Association member (2009-Present)

  • Emerging Leaders Fellowship Graduate (2018)

  • Nighttime Economy Council (2018)

Florida Theatre Board of Directors (2018-Present)

  • Strategic Planning Committee (2019-Present)

Jacksonville Urban Neighborhoods Steering Committee (2018-Present)

ULI North Florida member (2017-Present) 

  • Center for Leadership, Class of 2019

Rotary Club of Jacksonville member (2017-Present) 

  • Public Image Committee Chair (2017-Present)

  • Signature Event Committee (2019-Present)

  • Survey Action Committee (2019-Present) 

  • Paul Harris Fellow (2018)

Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville

  • Art in Public Places Art Selection Panel (2018-Present)

  • SPARK Grant Review Committee (2015)

Murray Hill Preservation Association Board of Directors (2013-2016)

  • Vice President of Communications (2015-2016)

  • Centennial Celebration Co-Chair (2016)

  • Rebranding Committee Chair (2015)

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Contact Us

  • Downtown Vision, Inc
  • 214 N. Hogan St.
  • Suite 120
  • Jacksonville, FL 32202