WBC Staff and Program Leads

Felicia Perry
Program Manager

Dave Colling
Executive Director


Felicia Perry joined the WBC team full time in 2018. She now serves the Northiside business community as the Program Manager. She brings a wealth of experience in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Project Management, Finance/ Accounting and Community Engagement to the corridor.

 Felicia is an ARTreprenuer based in Minneapolis specializing in fashion, design, performance art, and curating spaces. She builds on her passion for journalism as an on air host of “DesignHER Life” at KRSM Community Radio station, where she interviews women and non-binary ARTreprenuers about designing and creating their unique life and career paths. 

Dave Colling came to WBC in 2019 with over 20 years of experience working with government and nonprofit agencies, Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and skills from his previous work. Dave comes to WBC after leading the Harrison Neighborhood Association as Executive Director for 2 years. Earlier in his career, Dave consulted for many community-based organizations and nonprofits and managed Congressman Keith Ellison’s first successful run for Congress in 2006. Throughout Dave’s career, he has shown a clear ability to engage with neighbors, build trusting relationships, and assemble coalitions that advance community goals. Dave grew up in Detroit. MI and is married to Sarah, together they have one son.