Our Commitment is Key

Our Board of Directors charts a path to support our mission and to realize our vision. These committed community members hail from a variety of backgrounds, representing a broad range of the region’s businesses, industries, educational institutions, and organizations.

Whether through our business services, community partnerships, youth and young adult programs or data resources, our dedicated staff follows through on the objectives and initiatives determined by our Board.

Our Staff

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Patrick C. Graham
President/CEO
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Sheila Armstrong-Roberts
WIOA Compliance Manager
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Beth Blair
Chief Financial Officer
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Alyssa Brown
Research & Performance Manager
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Emily Clamp
Partnership Coordinator
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Alyson Ferko
Executive Assistant
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Danielle Frazier
Chief Operating Officer
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Teresa Glantz
Fiscal Manager
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Eric Lewis
Director of Business Services
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Anna London
Director of Talent Development
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Katrina Louis
Communications Manager
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Chris Miller
Business Project Manager
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Felicia Morings
Master Trainer
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Jermaine Nichols
Program Coordinator
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Shameika Rhymes
Communications Associate
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Erika Shorty
Business Services Representative – Youth
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Becky Smith
Development Manager
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Debra White
Community Partnerships Manager
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Venecia White
Human Resources Specialist
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Shemia Williams
Business Project Manager
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Jeremy Wilson
Youth Program Specialist

Our Board of Directors

  • Dan Roselli – Chairman

    – Packard Place

  • Toya Allen- Vice Chairman

    – Cornerstone OnDemand

  • Jerome Festa- Treasurer/Secretary

    – Wells Fargo International Group

  • Karen Brackett-Browning

    – Charlotte Area Fund

  • Clay Andrews

    – UNC Charlotte

  • Merribeth Butler

    – NC Business Leadership Network

  • Roger Collins

    – Siemens

  • Akeshia Craven-Howell

    – Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

  • Karin Davies

    – Peak 10

  • Sean Garrett

    – United Way of Central Carolinas

  • Veronica Grantham

    – NC Department of Commerce

  • Kati Hynes

    – Charlotte Camber of Commerce

  • Chris Jackson

    – Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont

  • Mohammad Jenatian

    – Greater Charlotte Hospitality & Tourism Alliance

  • Kevin Jenkins

    – Turner Construction Company

  • Kathi McLendon

    – Central Piedmont Community College

  • Carol Morris

    – Foundation For the Carolinas

  • Laura Morrow-Fox

    – Carolinas HealthCare System

  • Chris Payton

    – Bank of America

  • Tim Rorie

    – Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council

  • Doug Rowe

    – A M King Group

  • Donna Sobotkin

    – Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Robin Strayhorn

    – PNC Bank

  • Scott Thrower

    – Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council

2017 Board of Directors’ Meetings

Charlotte Works’ board of directors meet from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.
January 26
Location: Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont
5301 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28208
Meeting Minutes

April 20
Location: Belmont Regional Center
700 Parkwood Ave., Charlotte, NC 28205

June 15
Location: Central Piedmont Community College, Harris Campus
Building H2, Room 2130
3210 CPCC Harris Campus Dr., Charlotte, NC 28208

August 17
Location: Central Piedmont Community College, Harris Campus
Building H2, Room 2130
3210 CPCC Harris Campus Dr., Charlotte, NC 28208

October 19
Location: East Mecklenburg High School
6800 Monroe Rd., Charlotte, NC 28212