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Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Staff & Board
Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Staff
The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership staff is a dedicated team working to raise awareness and funding for the Atlanta BeltLine project. The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership staff works closely with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. the City of Atlanta, and Partner organizations to make the Atlanta BeltLine vision a reality.
Chuck Meadows is the Executive Director for the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership. Leveraging the Partnership’s staff and consultants, and working closely with the Board of Directors and other stakeholders, Chuck leads the Partnership in its broad-based, collaborative focus on ensuring the promise of stronger communities and equitable, sustainable benefit to the 45 Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods and beyond. His responsibilities include the development and implementation of the Partnership’s strategic plan, as well as capital and operational fundraising – and stewardship of the private and philanthropic funds that support of the construction of the project.
Read more about Chuck Meadows
Meadows’ leadership post at the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership is the latest in a career spent at the forefront of public policy, economic development and civic engagement at the state and local levels. He served as Deputy Policy Director for Governor Roy Barnes, worked as a managing consultant at Ernst & Young, and was Mayor Shirley Franklin’s Chief of Budget & Fiscal Policy. In that role, Meadows had a hand in laying the foundation for the Atlanta BeltLine tax allocation district and the sale of City Hall East, which has now been transformed into Ponce City Market.
Deputy Executive Director
Rob Brawner serves as Deputy Executive Director for the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, guiding the Partnership’s efforts to cultivate broad-based support for the Atlanta BeltLine, generate private sector investment in the project, and address the social and economic impacts resulting from its development.
Read more about Rob Brawner
Rob has been actively engaged with many local non-profit organizations since moving to Atlanta in 1996 and currently serves as president of the Poncey Highland Neighborhood Association, where he lives with his wife Stephanie and their son Nathan.
Lindsey Hardegree serves as Development Director for the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABLP). As Development Director, Lindsey is responsible for developing and implementing the revenue strategy for ABLP and for achieving ABLP’s annual fundraising and sponsorship goals.
Read more about Lindsey Hardegree
Lindsey was recently recognized in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s inaugural 30 Under 30 and is a member of the spring 2015 United Way VIP Board Training Program. Past honors include LEAD Atlanta Class of 2015, 2014 New Leaders Council Fellow (Atlanta Institute), 2013 Diversity Fellow (Association of Fundraising Professionals of Greater Atlanta), and 2013 Nonprofit Leaders 30 Under 30 Award (Georgia Center for Nonprofits). She earned her BA in both English and theatre from Wake Forest University and her MFA in performing arts management from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Volunteer Programs Manager
Sharron Sylvain is the Volunteer Programs Manager for the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership. In this capacity Sharron coordinates the over 1000 volunteers to staff events, canvass neighborhoods, and share the Atlanta BeltLine message.