Charlotte Center City Staff

Michael Smith

President & CEO

Michael J. Smith is the President and CEO of Charlotte Center City Partners, an organization that envisions and implements strategies and actions to drive the economic, social and cultural development…

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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, HR…

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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

Chief Planning & Development Officer & Senior Vice President

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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Eleni Saunders

Chief Financial Officer

Eleni Saunders serves as the Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for all accounting functions of Charlotte Center City Partners and related entities, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll,…

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Richard Thurmond

Senior Vice President, Community and Economic Development

Richard Thurmond joined Charlotte Center City Partners in 2016 as Senior Vice President for Community and Business Development. He and his team of neighborhood directors engage residential and commercial stakeholders…

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Adam Rhew

Chief of Staff

Adam Rhew is Chief of Staff for Charlotte Center City Partners, focused on project management and special initiatives. In this role, he serves as a counselor to the President and…

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Vica Bondurant

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Vica Bondurant is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Charlotte Center City Partners. Vica is well-versed in engagement marketing and communications with a proven track record of client…

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Alysia D. Osborne

Vice President, Planning and Development

Alysia Davis Osborne is an urban placemaker that works to improve public gathering places, community stewardship, and creation of equitable development strategies in the Charlotte community. In October 2018, Alysia…

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Klint Mullis

Assistant VP, Planning and Development

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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Lu-Ann Barry

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Lu-Ann Barry joined Charlotte Center City Partners in April 2019 and is the Executive Assistant to the President & CEO. Lu-Ann’s experience is in project management, operations, and executive administrative…

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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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Maria E. Floren

Director of Planning and Development

As Director of Planning and Development at Charlotte Center City Partners, Maria works on various projects, programs and policies dedicated to placemaking and the physical development of Center City. She…

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Megan Liddle Gude

Director of Historic South End

Megan is a community builder, blending experience in urban planning, facilitation, advocacy and engagement to strengthen the places and connections that unite us. As the Director of South End with…

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Lynn Henderson

Director of Programs

Lynn serves as Director of Programs and as part of the events team for Charlotte Center City Partners. She joined the organization in 2010. Her responsibilities involve management of the…

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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 a…

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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 Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade, CLT NYE, and the Vision Awards.  Damon…

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