Kelsey Bickley Joins Main Street District As Director of Marketing

Columbia, SC – Main Street District announces Kelsey (Carmichael) Bickley is joining their team as Director of Marketing. Bickley is a marketing professional with over seven years of experience promoting the Columbia region through her previous role with Experience Columbia SC. Born and raised in the Columbia area, she received a bachelor's degree in marketing from Clemson University before coming back to serve her community. Over the years, Bickley has been involved in the marketing and execution of community-wide events involving the Main Street District, as well as serving in area volunteer roles with Columbia Opportunity Resource (COR) and co-founding Crash Course Columbia, a talent retention initiative.

“We are very pleased to have Kelsey join our team,” said Matt Kennell, president and CEO. “Her experience, love of Columbia and Main Street, and business relationships in the region are a major asset to our organization.”

The Main Street District encompasses the 36-block area bounded by Gervais, Elmwood, Assembly, and Marion streets in Columbia, SC. The organization provides public space management, economic development, place management, marketing services, and public advocacy for the Main Street District.

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