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2023 Taste of Hope Charlotte Board of Ambassadors:

Andy Albright, Account Supervisor, Valtech

Alicia Biggers-Gaddies, Global Information Services, Albemarle Corporation

Chef David Burke, Honorary Gala Co-Chair

Katrina Carney, Realtor, Anchor Real Estate Advisors – ABOA Liason

Darius Chase, SVP Private & Commercial Banking, SouthState Bank

Stacey Couch, Market Development Manager Retail, Sealed Air

Kristen Craft, Dir. Marketing & Brand Strategy, Ricoh USA – Auction Co-Chair

Tamera Daniels, Sr. Exec Corp. Strategy, 6th Man Sports & Entertainment

Amber Darnell, VP Regional Market Manager, Fifth Third Bank – Volunteer Chair

Joy Dixon Paul, Director, Partner Success BellXcell - Mission Chair

Yvonne Foster, HR Governance Strategy Director, Wells Fargo

Jason Goldy, Executive Vice President, The Pelora Group

Kellie Grutko, Marketing Excellence Leader, Trane Technologies –Event/Entertainment Chair

John Hutto, Sr. Vice President, Marketing, LPL Financial

Dawn Nicole McIlwain, COO & Co-founder, Skilldora AI – Co-Emcee

Melissa Metheny, Head of Global Innovation Lab, Acxiom

Saket Nigam, SVP Capital Market, Spring EQ LLC

Jamie Petersen, Investment Banker, Black Arch Partners

Dylan Price, Assistant Vice President, Financial Advisor, Truist Advisory Services

Moira Quinn, COO & Sr. VP Communications, Charlotte City Partners -Marketing Committee

Miles Reynolds, Assoc. Attorney, Moore Van Allen

Doug Rice, President, Performance Racing Network – Co-Emcee

Dr. Cheryl Richards, CEO Catapult – Gala Board Chair

Danna Robinson, Dir Corporate Affairs, Harris Teeter – Sponsorship Chair

Star Robinson, Health/Wellness Instructor, Livingstone College

Brittany Steele, Payroll Manager, CADC LLC

Michael Thompson, Marketing Communications Manager, Bosch Rexroth – Event Production Chair

Hannah Whitesides, Sr. Vice President Marketing, Driven Brands – Marketing Chair

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