To cultivate a vibrant, enduring downtown Charlotte by:
- expanding its economic capacity and diversity;
- enhancing its historic appeal and creativity;
- endorsing its pride and promise;
- and enlivening its connectivity and investment.
Our Vision for Downtown
Downtown Charlotte stands strong as our community’s foundation—a gateway to our history, our home, and our hope for what is to come. From a rich history of trials and triumphs, a new energy surges throughout Downtown. The ten blocks offer a refreshed appeal of historic beauty, a compelling creative hub for unique arts and entertainment, and a welcoming destination to a myriad of residential spaces, businesses, and eateries. With an engaged community from all walks of life, Downtown Charlotte magnifies an alluring and proud combination of past, present, and future—resulting in a place that truly creates a memorable experience for families, residents and guests.
Meet the team!
Joseph Pray, President; Pray Funeral Home
Dan Olsen, Vice President; MI Department of Talent and Economic Development
Garrett Bensinger, Treasurer; Eaton Federal Savings Bank
Bryan Myrkle, Secretary; City of Charlotte
Barbara Fulton, Director; Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital
Yvonne Ridge, Director; Eaton County
Michelle Sine, Director; Charlotte Public Schools
Jason Vanderstelt, Director; Adams Outdoor Advertising, Entrepreneur
Darice Darling, Director; Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital
Paul Wilson, Director; Captain's Cabinetry
Travis Silvas, Director; The County Journal
Anthony Faulkner, Director; Precedent Properties, Entrepreneur
Lorri Doolittle, Director; Ameriprise Financial
Dillon Rush, Executive Director; CharlotteRising
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