Jerrianne is a Senior Economic Development Specialist in the City of Charlotte’s Economic Development Division. As a member of the Business Innovation team, Jerrianne connects small business owners to educational resources, business engagement, and networking opportunities. She supports business education by managing AMP Up! Charlotte, a hands-on program designed to scale and optimize minority-owned small businesses. On the engagement side, she oversees the city’s Business Advisory Committee, a volunteer board that provides recommendations and advice to City Council’s Workforce and Business Development Committee. She has served on several national cohorts and City cross-departmental teams to advance equitable economic development policies.
Jerrianne was raised in an entrepreneurial family and has a BA in Economics and Political Science from Winthrop University. She is a licensed South & North Carolina real estate broker and holds a certification in Event Planning from UNC Charlotte. Connect with Jerrianne on Twitter and Instagram @jerrianne1920.