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Michael Smith
President & CEO
Michael Smith serves as the President and CEO of Charlotte Center City Partners (CCCP), a 45-year-old Economic and Community Development organization that envisions and implements strategies and actions to assure that Ce...
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 annual programs and event...
James LaBar
Senior Vice President of Economic Development
James LaBar is the Senior Vice President of Economic Development for Charlotte Center City Partners. He is focused on retaining, expanding and attracting businesses, talent and investment in Uptown, South End and Midtown...
Cheryl Myers
Chief Planning & Development Officer & Senior Vice President
As Charlotte Center City Partner’s (CCCP) Senior Vice President and Chief Planning and Development Officer, Cheryl Myers contributes to strategically guiding the growth and development of Uptown and South End. She part...
Moira Quinn
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Communications
As Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Communications for Charlotte Center City Partners, Moira oversees the daily operations of Center City Partners, including budgeting, facility operations, contracts,...
Philip Otienoburu
Senior Vice President of Community Development
Philip E. Otienoburu, also known as "Dr. O," is a renowned leader in community development and currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Community Development at Charlotte Center City Partners (CCCP). With over 20...
Rashaan Peek
Chief of Staff
Rashaan Peek is Chief of Staff of Charlotte Center City Partners, an organization that envisions and implements strategies and actions to drive the economic, social, and cultural development of Charlotte’s Center City....
Eleni Saunders
Chief Financial Officer
Eleni Saunders serves as Chief Financial Officer for Charlotte Center City Partners (CCCP). She is responsible for all accounting functions for CCCP and two related entities. This includes accounts payable, accounts rece...
Rick Thurmond
Chief Marketing Officer
Rick Thurmond is Chief Marketing Officer at Charlotte Center City Partners. In this role, he provides enterprise-wide leadership, direction, and strategy for all CCCP brands, including Uptown, South End, Market at 7th St...
Tori Belle-Miller
Senior Graphic Designer
As CCCPs’ Senior Graphic Designer, Tori designs eye-catching print, digital, and environmental creative for the various events and initiatives in Uptown and South End — doing her part to ensure they are well-marketed...
Brianna Bowers
South End Marketing Coordinator
As the South End Marketing Coordinator, Brianna is tasked with keeping Charlotte residents up-to-date with all the happenings around the neighborhood. She is responsible for South End’s marketing efforts across the boa...
Logan Coon
Programs and Events Manager
Logan is Programs and Events Manager at Charlotte Center City Partners. She manages all programs and events throughout the year under the direction of the Director of Programs and Events and CCO. Together, the Events Tea...
Jalitha Jarrett
Director of Uptown
Jalitha is a passionate people-leader focused on creating and maintaining positive relationships. As the Director of Uptown, she leads by listening and understanding the priorities of small businesses and residents in Up...
Renay Jefferson
Office Manager
Renay Jefferson has nearly 40 years of customer, executive, and administrative support experience. She excels with superior organizational, management, and communication abilities. These skills have continued to make her...
Molly Kenny
Uptown Marketing Manager
As Uptown's Marketing Manager, Molly is tasked with keeping her finger on the pulse of all things Uptown. She is responsible for the content creation across all Uptown social media accounts along with managing marketing ...
Justin McCoy
Director of Research
Justin is a highly accomplished and experienced researcher. As Director of Research, Justin leads the organization's research efforts and collaborates with key stakeholders to identify emerging trends and opportunities i...
Dennis McIntosh
Senior Accountant
Dennis joined Charlotte Center City Partners as Senior Accountant in October of 2021. He plays a lead role in the preparation of financial records, ensuring effectiveness and accuracy of accounting tasks. He assists with...
Allison Mills
South End Community Manager
Allison, a native of the Lake Norman area just outside of Charlotte, is a passionate advocate for her beloved city. Raised in a family deeply rooted in Charlotte, she takes immense pride in supporting and contributing to...
Klint Mullis
Vice President, Planning and Development
As Vice President for Planning & Development 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 supports...
Marguerite Novak
Director of Planning and Development
As Director of Planning and Development at Charlotte Center City Partners, Marguerite works on projects, programs, and policies dedicated to the place-making and physical development of Center City. She supports the Plan...
Monica Ponce
Director, Programs and Events
As Director of Programs and Events at Charlotte Center City Partners, Monica provides leadership and event support to the organization as a part of the annual program of work in Uptown and South End. She partners with in...
Aisha Sabur
Director of South End
Aisha is a dynamic leader passionate about fostering inclusive communities. As the Director of South End for Center City Partners, she collaborates closely with stakeholders to drive forward the vibrant vision of Charlot...
Karen Smith
Accountant
Karen has worked with public, private, governmental, institutional, and non-profit organizations. She is a Certified QuickBooks Online Pro-Advisor (Advanced) and has a degree in business administration from Georgia State...
Salem Suber
Executive Director of The Market at 7th Street,
Salem Suber is a Charlotte native with decades of experience in entrepreneurship, community building, and culinary arts. Salem spent 12 years building the culinary and hospitality programs at Southminster Retirement ...