Board Connector Hosts 10 Connectors You Need To Meet

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

oard Connector, in partnership with Venture Forward, Latina Professionals of Chattanooga, and the Chattanooga Urban League Young Professionals will host “Ten Connectors You Need to Meet” on Wednesday, June 27, from 5:30-7 p.m. at The Camp House, 149 E. Martin Luther King Blvd.

The event will give the community an opportunity to network and connect with the following 10 community leaders: 

Ann Coulter- strategic planning, The Enterprise Center

Dr. Everlena Holmes - community activist 

Alison Lebovitz - co-founder and president of One Clip at a Time and host of The A List 

Jocelyn Loza - founding partner and marketing consultant, Hoopla Marketing Now 

Franklin McCallie - co-founder of Chattanooga Connected and community activist

James McKissic - senior advisor to the mayor and director of Office of Multicultural Affairs, city of Chattanooga 

Mitch Patel - president and CEO, Vision Hospitality 

Darian Scott - outreach coordinator, Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce 

Marcus Shaw - president and CEO, The Company Lab 

 Donna Williams - administer, Office of Economic & Community Development, city of Chattanooga 

While this event will be recognizing those community leaders who are creating and providing access to opportunities in the Greater Chattanooga Area as well as sharing information, it will also serve as a networking opportunity for Chattanoogans and area nonprofits. 

For more information about Ten Connectors You Need to Meet or to connect with emerging leaders, diverse talent and nonprofit board opportunities, visit www.boardconnector.org



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