Collinsville, Oklahoma
August 7, 2014
New Manager For Main Street Program
Same Office ... Different Role
For Shelley Nachtigall
Had Been With Chamber Of Commerce

Main Street Selects New Program Manager
Former Executive Assistant to Chamber of Commerce Selected for Position

Collinsville, Oklahoma, August 1, 2014- The Collinsville Downtown, Inc. Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of former Executive Assistant at the Chamber of Commerce, Shelley Nachtigall and the new Main Street Program Manager. Nachtigall formally accepted the position and began work on Friday, August 1.

“We are very pleased Shelley has accepted our offer to manage the Main Street Program,” Board President Tim Desmond said. “Shelley has a wealth of institutional knowledge. She has worked side-by-side with the Main Street Program quite some time and knows what it takes to be successful in the role of program manager. Shelley is a Collinsville resident which gives her a unique perspective when it comes to the revitalization and success of the heart of downtown Collinsville.”

Nachtigall grew up in Collinsville before earning a Bachelor of Arts’s degree from the University of Tulsa. After twenty-one years in non-profit management, public relations and fundraising experience, Shelley recently moved back home to Collinsville to focus on raising her family. She has worked as the Executive Assistant with the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce for the last year and a half.

“I’m excited to be able to help my hometown continue the phenomenal work accomplished downtown during the past 14 years. “Nachtigall said. “ My recent involvement with the Chamber of Commerce strengthened my philosophy that by working together, we can accomplish more for Collinsville than we can on our own. I can’t wait to see what the next 14 years holds!”

“Shelley is a wonderful and intelligent person who has a passion to succeed,” Theresa Brown, President of the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce said. “I hate to lose her at the Chamber but I know she’ll be successful in her new position with the Main Street Program. We will still have the opportunity to work together as she uses her talents downtown. I’m excited for her.”

Collinsville Downtown, Inc. is a volunteer-based organization designed to help our community search for effective and affordable solutions to historic preservation and economic revitalization of the downtown business district. The mission of the Collinsville Main Street Program states that it is to be instrumental in directing the restoration of historical Collinsville to it's original nostalgic appearance, business fervor, public attraction, and profitability to fit the needs of our contemporary community. Upcoming events for Collinsville Downtown, Inc. include the popular “Taste of Collinsville, which will take place on September 18, 2014, the “Back Alley BBQ” contest is slated to take place in October, as well as, the “Just Treats – No Tricks” Halloween Event, the annual “Live at the Crown” vocal contest will take place in December, and they are hard a work planning to unveil another exciting event to also take place in late fall. Stay tuned for details on that.

The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce is now actively looking for a replacement for the staff position now left vacant with the move of Ms. Nachtigall to Main Street. Anyone wishing to submit a resume can email it to

For more information about Collinsville Downtown, Inc. visit their website You can also follow Collinsville Downtown, Inc. on Facebook and Twitter.


Sherry Campbell
Collinsville Downtown, Inc.
(918) 855-8375
FAX (918) 371-4060

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