Congratulations are in order for Natalie English, senior vice president of public policy, and Kati Hynes, vice president of economic development. Both women will be honored on May 31 by The Mecklenburg Times as two of the Charlotte region’s 50 Most Influential Women. The award honors outstanding women in business, government, education and non-profit fields.
English manages the chamber’s efforts to affect public policy relating to business issues at all levels of government. This includes issues impacting the cost of doing business, the ease of doing business and the quality of life in Charlotte. A graduate of NCSU, she was awarded the prestigious Marshall Memorial Fellowship in 2008 and completed a 25-day trip to Europe to learn about and advance trans-Atlantic relations. She was named a 2008 Women in Business Achievement Award winner by the Charlotte Business Journal and a 2009 50 Most Influential Women in our community by The Mecklenburg Times.
Hynes joined the chamber in 2000 and helps companies relocate to Charlotte with a focus on financial services, energy, data centers and corporate headquarters. She is a graduate of Colorado State University. She sits on the UNC Charlotte Employer Advisory Board and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Workforce Development Board (Charlotte Works). She was a recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal's 2002 40 Under 40 and the 2012 Women in Business.
This year's 50 Most Influential Women event will be held at the Hilton Hotel Charlotte Center City on May 31.
The deadline for reservations is May 24. Individual seats are $110. Tables of 10 are $975. Click here to register for this event. For more information, please contact Amanda Johnson or call 704-247-2908.