Director of Uptown
Keith Richardson joined Charlotte Center City Partners in November 2019 as Director of Uptown. In this position, Keith builds and maintains relationships with Uptown stakeholders to support the livability and vibrancy of Charlotte Center City.
Keith has more than two decades of experience in communications, public policy and community engagement. Prior to joining Charlotte Center City Partners, Keith worked for the City of Charlotte, serving as assistant director of the City’s Housing & Neighborhood Services Department and before that as assistant director of its Corporate Communications & Marketing Division. During that time, he worked on a vast range of community priorities ranging from economic development and transit to affordable housing and community development.
Keith is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and a graduate of the Community Building Initiative’s LDI program. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Campbell University and a master’s in Organizational Communications from Queens University of Charlotte. He and his wife, Sveta, live in Charlotte.