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Charlotte Pride – Page 9 – QNotes

Our People: Q&A with Kimberly Melton

Newly-appointed executive director of Charlotte Pride

Kimberly Melton has long been a proud participant of the LGBT community as well as an active business and nonprofit professional, so her recent appointment to the executive director post with Charlotte Pride is a natural next step.

Charlotte Pride: Growing pains?

Board adopts new structure amid controversy over lost members

Charlotte Pride has grown year after year at a remarkable rate, quickly becoming one of the city’s largest festivals. A study commissioned by the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) found that the 2014 festival and parade added over $7.75 million in total economic impact from out-of-town visitors, including just shy of $2.5 million in labor income.