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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 Uptown Charlotte. She is also responsible for building and maintaining strong relations with neighborhood small businesses, neighborhood associations, residents, commercial property managers, and apartment building managers.

Jalitha joined Charlotte Center City Partners in 2021. Before moving to Charlotte, she worked as the Director of Business Engagement for the OneSpartanburg, Inc. in her hometown of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Jalitha holds her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Winthrop University. Jalitha’s motto is “It’s always a great day in Uptown.” It transcends in the work she does with the small business and residential community. She prides herself on making genuine and authentic relationships with stakeholders in Uptown and considers it a privilege to serve as an advocate and resource this community.

She enjoys spending time in Uptown with her husband, Lawrence, and their dog, Buddy. If you see her walking in Uptown, please say hello!