Our Town

Named one of the Best Small Towns in America, Easton, Maryland is called home by over 16,000 people, and visited by many more throughout the year. The commercial hub of the Mid-Shore, Easton is known for its vibrant culinary and arts communities and its historic downtown.

The Easton Economic Development Corporation works to enhance and promote the culture and business community in the Town of Easton.

Banner Insights

Downtown Easton Banner Policy

Streetlight banners are a big part of our Downtown! The display of banners is intended to beautify the community. Whether you want a banner to commemorate a date, or bring attention to community activities, events, or anniversaries, we want to help you get your voice heard.

If your organization would like to have banners placed on city streetlights, please click the button below to fill out the request form and start the process! As a disclaimer, filling out a request does not guarantee design approval for banner designs or a reservation of banners during a specific time. Applicants will receive notification regarding request within 10 days.

About the Easton EDC

Our Core Goals

Easton Focused

Our Mission

Easton Economic Development Corporation was launched in 2013 to drive economic vitality, smart redevelopment, and business creation in the historic Town of Easton, Maryland to foster a healthy quality of life for all generations. The EEDC works to catalyze Greater Easton’s continued prosperity as a diverse and healthy “smart town,” leading innovation where the land and water meet.

Our Team

Meet The Team

Holly DeKarske

Executive Director
Holly was previously the Executive Director for Venture Lititz, Downtown Lititz’s Nationally-Accredited Main Street Program. She was responsible for various downtown events such as the Taste of Lititz and Lititz Fire & Ice.

Lance Morris

Communications Coordinator
Throughout his jobs and college career, Lance strived for bettering his environment and putting everything he had into his work. He hopes to help the EEDC highlight the rich history of Easton to its natives and visitors and keep communication a constructive force.

Tom Maglio

Marketing & Events Manager
Tom is a born and raised Marylander with a fifteen-year history of serving small towns in Delaware and Maryland with award-winning design and marketing strategies, dedicating his work to helping small communities grow and find success.

Val D'Ambrosio

Visitor Center Coordinator
Val has over 30 years experience in marketing, public relations and was a featured lecturer and radio and television media expert for her unique businesses in Massachusetts. She loves to talk. Greeting you with a big welcoming smile, is her personal protocol towards all who enter the visitor center.

Our Support

Meet The Board of Directors

Herbert S. Miller

Chairman Emeritus

Lloyd L. (Scott) Beatty, Jr.


Matthew Peters


Anthony P. Kern


Mary Ellen Carter

Board Member

Lauren Catterton

Board Member

Ron Engle

Board Member

Julia Foxwell

Board Member

Frank Gunsallus

Board Member

Rabbi Peter E. Hyman, M.A.H.L, D.D.

Board Member

Megan Cook

Board Member

Ted Bautz

Board Member

Tom Klein

Board Member

Jessica Mumbulo

Board Member

Doug W. Walker

Board Member

Maureen Curry

Board Member