2021 NC Main Street Champion
Tracy Schmidt has been a spark for Downtown Burlington, igniting enthusiasm among her neighbors and fellow community members. As the General Manager of Burlington Beer Works, the state’s first cooperatively owned brewery and restaurant, Tracy takes her role as a community convener seriously. Her leadership has helped Burlington Beer Works grow significantly since its opening in 2019, but her influence doesn’t stop there. Tracy’s involvement on the Burlington Downtown Corporation Board of Directors and service as Promotion Committee Chair has showcased her dedication to true collaboration. She spearheaded the creation of a downtown events calendar and has created many opportunities for neighboring businesses to succeed during hard times. Tracy displayed the ultimate commitment to Downtown in 2021 by partnering to open Tanner’s Wine Bar, an upscale gathering place like nowhere else in town. She exemplifies excellence in hospitality and puts action behind her positive hopes for downtown’s future.
Downtown Burlington is proud to name Tracy Schmidt as its NC Main Street Champion.