Kevin O’Grady/ Wilmington City Councilman
Downtown Wilmington resident Kevin O’Grady was elected to a four-year term on Wilmington City Council in 2009 in his first stab at elected office in Wilmington. He was re-elected for his second term in 2013. A retired attorney, O’Grady serves on the council’s Evaluation, Vision 2020, and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority. His priorities on council include downtown historic preservation, trying to improve standards in downtown nightlife and protecting the quality of life in existing neighborhoods. O’Grady formerly served on the boards of the Historic Wilmington Foundation and Wilmington Downtown Inc. He is past president of the Residents of Old Wilmington.
Joan Loch/Crescent Moon NC
Joan is co-owner of Crescent Moon at 24 N.Front along with her husband Mike Loch, currently full time dock master at Wilmington Marine Center. She is also a member of the Downtown Business Alliance and current chairperson of the Bring It Downtown marketing initiative. She has an extensive business and consulting background, but has found her love in retail with marketing and selling hand craft from American artists. Read more of their bio on the About Us page of www.crescentmoonnc.com.