Main Street Greeneville Appoints Jann L. Mirkov

June 05, 2008

'My Plan Is To Hit The Ground Running... Take It To Next Level,' She Comments

Main Street: Greeneville has appointed Jann L. Mirkov, of Greeneville, as its new executive director, effective next Monday.

She succeeds Nany McNeese Monger, who retired last September after serving as MainStreet: Greeneville's executive director for 17 years.

Main Street: Greeneville, in its 24th year, is an organization that works to promote the city's historic downtown as a center of community life.

Kathy Knight, president of Main Street's board of directors, said, "We are so excited that Jann has agreed to become the executive director of Main Street."

"She is energetic and enthusiastic and already has an appreciation for the program. In fact, she was a Main Street board member several years ago. We welcome her aboard.

"She is attending the Tennessee Main Street Spring Managers' Quarterly meeting in Columbia, Tennessee, for us this Thursday," Knight said.

Mirkov's Background

Mirkov is is a native of Doylestown, Pa., an historic community, but has lived in Greeneville since 1972.

A resident of Franklin Street, she is the daughter of Mabel B. Mirkov of Greeneville and the late George S. Mirkov.

Mirkov said she looks forward to the fast pace the job offers, and her diverse background will be an asset to Main Street's four-point approach.

"Greeneville offers one of the lovliest downtowns anywhere and I share the care and concern for its well-being with members of our community. Together, we will continue the progress that Main Street has made the last 25 years.

"I am looking forward to working with the Board of Directors of Main Street as well as the Board of Mayor and Aldermen ... I cannot tell you how proud I am to have the opportunity to make a difference in its development.

"It's exciting when you think of all the programs linked to Main Street ... from working with the downtown walking tour guides to the Farmers Market and Rediscover Greeneville. My plan is to hit the ground running, getting to know the merchants and involving more people in this program. After 25 years, it is my hope that we can take it to the next level."

Mirkov has more than 35 years of experience as an employee and business merchant.

Previously, she was a business manager/surface transportation coordinator with Airline Logistics, Inc.; owner of Fox Chase Interiors; human resources director at Landair Services, Inc.; manager of the former Lancaster's store; traffic routing clerk at Philips Consumer Electronics Co., and credit union clerk at Meco Corporation.

Mirkov attends First Presbyterian Church where she is an elder and current session member. She is a life member of the Greeneville Woman's Club; a past patron and board member of Little Theatre, a member of the Greene County Partnership, and served on one of Main Street's earlier boards.

Her hobbies include antiquing, travel, the arts, and event planning.

Source: The Greeneville Sun