An Online Video Series

Find Your Summit In The City

Find Your Summit In The City is an online series created by ASCEND, in collaboration with Erie Downtown Development Corporation, that features local community leaders, while trying out some climbing... maybe for their very first time! Tune in as we learn and share how our guests find their summit in the city, AND, if they are able to find their summit at ASCEND.

Find Your Summit In The City #1

Dave Tamulonis

Lorena, from ASCEND Erie, spends some time on the wall with Dave Tamulonis, the Events and Marketing Manager at Erie Downtown Partnership. Thanks for spending some time with us, Dave!

A recent transplant to Erie, Dave’s diverse background in community development includes experience as a community organizer, rental property manager, and muralist. He graduated from Youngstown State University in 2016 with a BS in Marketing Management and a BFA in Graphic and Interactive Design. He teaches Graphic Design at Youngstown State University and is a teaching artist with Erie Arts & Culture where he designs and teaches music education residencies in City of Erie elementary schools. Dave is an avid cyclist, musician, and photographer. He resides in the West Bayfront where he is an active volunteer.