Vice President of Marketing & Research

Katherine Hardwick

Katherine Hardwick is the vice president of marketing and research for Downtown Vision (DVI). With 18 years of experience, she oversees marketing and research efforts to promote Downtown as Jacksonville’s unique and authentic epicenter for business, history, culture, education and entertainment.

Prior to joining Downtown Vision, she worked for Burdette Ketchum advertising agency managing accounts in real estate, healthcare, legal, education and nonprofit. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from the University of North Florida and graduated summa cum laude.

Katherine serves on the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville‘s Board of Directors and on committees for JASMYN, Leadership Jacksonville and ULI North Florida. She is a member of the International Downtown Association and TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Bowl’d Ladies. Katherine was named a Jacksonville Business Journal’s Woman of Influence in 2022 and 40 Under 40 in 2019. She enjoys traveling, visiting our National Parks and recently joined the “All 50 States Club.”


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