Charlotte Center City Staff

Michael Smith

President & CEO

Michael Smith is the President and CEO of Charlotte Center City Partners, which envisions and implements strategies and actions to drive the economic, social and cultural development of Charlotte’s Center…

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Moira Quinn

Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President of Communications

As Senior Vice President of Communications and Chief Operating Officer for Charlotte Center City Partners, Moira is responsible for the daily operations of Center City Partners, including budgeting, facility operations,…

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Robert Krumbine

Chief Creative Officer & Senior Vice President of Events

As Chief Creative Officer & Senior Vice President of Events, Krumbine is responsible for the 24/7/365 animation & marketing of Charlotte’s Center City. This is accomplished through a series of…

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Cheryl Myers

Senior Vice President & Chief Planning & Development Officer

As Charlotte Center City Partner’s Senior Vice President & Chief Planning & Development Officer, Cheryl Myers contributes to strategically guiding the growth and development of Uptown and South End. She…

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Allison Billings

Vice President for Neighborhood Development, Transportation & Sustainability

As Vice President for Neighborhood Development, Transportation & Sustainability for Charlotte Center City Partners, Allison is responsible for engaging Center City’s residents and businesses and advocating on their behalf, as…

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Eleni Saunders

Vice President of Finance

Eleni Saunders serves as the Vice President of Finance. She is responsible for all accounting functions of Charlotte Center City Partners, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budgeting and…

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David Snapp

Vice President of Marketing

As Vice President of Marketing, David acts as Project Manager for the organization’s Marketing, Branding and New Media initiatives. Works with the Chief Creative Officer and members of the Senior…

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Maggie Collister

Director of Research

In February 2014, Maggie joined Charlotte Center City Partners as Research Director. Her primary responsibilities include providing relevant economic and market data and research on issues impacting the quality of…

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Megan Liddle Gude

Director of Historic South End

Megan is a Director of Historic South End with Charlotte Center City Partners. She has experience in facilitation and community engagement, coalition building and urban planning. Prior to joining Center City…

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Chris Hemans

Director of Retail

As Director of Retail, Christopher Hemans is responsible for collaborating with local and state partners to attract new retail to Uptown and South End. He brings over a decade of…

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Lynn Henderson

Director of Programs and Event Operations

Lynn serves as Director of Programs and Event Operations for Charlotte Center City Partners. She joined the organization in 2010.  Her responsibilities involve oversight of street vendors, banners and promotional…

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David McConnell

Director of Business Recruitment & Retention

David McConnell joined Charlotte Center City Partners as Director of Business Recruitment in September 2014. In this role, he is primarily responsible for collaborating with economic development partners strengthen and…

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Damon Phillips

Director of Event Management

In his role as Charlotte Center City Partners’ Director of Event Management, Damon oversees all major events, including First Night Charlotte, the Presbyterian Hospital July 4th Spectacular, and the Time…

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Adam Rhew

Director of Communications

As Director of Communications, Adam Rhew is primarily responsible for advancing Charlotte Center City Partners’ internal and external communications objectives. He works with both traditional and alternative media, writes on…

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Mike Rumph

Design Director

Mike Rumph joined Charlotte Center City Partners in 2008. As the Design Director, Mike is responsible for generating dynamic and engaging content for our vast array of media outlets. He…

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Erin Gillespie

Planning and Development Associate

As a Planning & Development Associate, Erin administers the implementation strategies of long range planning initiatives for Center City. She is the project manager for the Charlotte Rail Trail, a…

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Ericka Houck

Development Associate

Ericka Houck is a Development Associate at Charlotte Center City Partners. In this role, Ericka’s responsibilities include supporting sponsors and contributing to the activities of the company’s events team. Additionally,…

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Klint Mullis

Planning & Development Associate

As a Planning & Development Associate at Charlotte Center City Partners, Klint works on projects, programs, and policies dedicated to the continued place-making and physical development of Center City. He…

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Steve Martin

Accountant

Steve Martin joined Charlotte Center City Partners as Accountant in April of 2013. Prior to that, he worked with CCCP in the finance area on a contract basis. Steve has…

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Cherie T. Grant

Office Manager

Cherie is the Office Manager at Charlotte Center City Partners. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the CCCP office, as well as working with the Vice President…

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