Simon joined the BID in October 2017. He is also a Magazine Publisher, with five publications in and around the Black Country.
He has worked in the newspaper and magazine industry for over 30 years and is a member of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management.
In his three years in the post, he has worked hard to improve the image of the town centre, working closely with the local police and the city council.
Earlier in 2020, Simon was elected to the Town Funds Board and was pivotal in applying for a grant of over £7.5m for improvements to Bilston Market and other areas of the town, including the Town Hall, The Orchard and street lighting on some of the car parks in the town.
In 2019, after a gap of five years, Simon helped to relaunch Bilston in Bloom, following a successful stint as Chair and founder on Wednesfield in Bloom, which achieved Gold in his final year.
Amy has only been with the BID since February 2020, but has settled in quickly and become popular with business owners, offering advice and helping them to improve their practices.
Amy brings with her, a wealth of experience in retail, owning her own Bridal shop in Willenhall.
She is also a committee member of Willenhall’s Town Centre Partnership, helping to organise events and initiatives, including Willenhall in Bloom, Lockstock Music Festival and Willenhall Carnival.
Amy previously worked for Lloyds Bank, as a Senior Personal Banking Manager and brings with her, lots of experience in the world of business.