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Our Commitment is Key

Our Board of Directors charts a path to support the mission and vision of Charlotte Works. 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 Board of Directors

  • Raki McGregor  (Chairman)
    Novant Health
  • Valerie Sachariat (Vice Chair)
    Charter Communications
  • Cassandra Triggs-Tucker (Treasurer/Secretary)
    Hearst Communications
  • Reenie Askew
    City of Charlotte
  • James Bolling
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Matt Bradley
    Deloitte Consulting, LLP
  • Sparkle Douglas
    Truist Bank
  • Susan Gann-Carroll
    Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools
  • Russ Fortson
    American Airlines
  • Veronica Grantham
    NC Department of Commerce
  • Chris Hage
    Duke Energy
  • William Haygood
    Boundary Street Advisors
  • Heather Hill
    Central Piedmont Community College
  • Chris Jackson
    Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont
  • David Leonardi
    UA Local 421
  • A. Fulton Meachem
  • Brandi Newman
    Atrium Health now a part of Advocate Health
  • Thomas Ray
    Groninger USA, LLC
  • Tonja Reeder
    Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, N.C. Department of Health & Human Services
  • Chad Schuchmann
    Polypore International
  • Blair Stanford
    Charlotte Executive Leadership Council
  • Cheryse Terry
    Archive CLT
  • Scott Thrower
    Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council
  • Anthony Trotman
    Mecklenburg County Health & Human Services

What started as a subcommittee of our board has grown to become a broader workforce initiative. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Workforce Development Providers Council (WPC) is comprised of 15 organizations that serve job seekers and businesses in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. The WPC is an advisory committee to the Charlotte Works Workforce Development Board that provides leadership for local workforce development efforts and collaborates to develop talent, respond to business needs and ultimately increase economic opportunity. The names of our WPC partners are featured on this page.

To learn more about the WPC and how it supports our Talent Source Network (TSN), click here.

Board of Directors Meetings

Regular Board of Directors Meetings

Friday, May 17, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Friday, July 19, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Friday, September 6, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: NCWorks Career Center

Friday, November 1, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom

*Unless noted, all of the NCWorks Career Center Board of Directors meetings are at 8601 McAlpine Park Drive, Suite 110 Charlotte, NC 28211

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