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Cecelia Thompson, Boomerang Greensboro (February 3)

February 3, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Cecelia Thompson, Executive Director of Action Greensboro

Boomerang Greensboro

Cecelia Thompson serves as Executive Director of Action Greensboro.  Action Greensboro, together with the Chamber of Commerce, serves as the city’s primary economic and community development agency. Formed in 2001, Action Greensboro is a collaborative effort of six local charitable foundations working to leverage local philanthropic impact. In collaboration with business, higher education, and municipal government, Action Greensboro works to strengthen Greensboro’s economy and ensure the continuation of its excellent quality of life. In her role, Thompson leads a variety of efforts from talent and workforce development, K-20 education, urban livability, advocacy campaigns and city marketing efforts.

In addition to her role at Action Greensboro, Thompson serves on the boards of Greensboro Downtown Parks Inc., UNCG Board of Visitors, the Greensboro ABC Commission, and is a gubernatorial appointee to the North Carolina Humanities Council.

Prior to her work with Action Greensboro, Thompson served as Executive Director of the Guilford Green Foundation and Communications Officer for the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro. Originally from Gainesville, Florida, Thompson holds a B.A. in Political Science, Public Administration and Sociology from Elon University.

This is a virtual event via Zoom. If interested in attending, please email pcash@greensbororotary. org to request access.

A limited number of slots are available for club members who want to attend in person this week at Natty Greene’s Downtown.  See the most recent Rotaryarns email for the SignUp Genius link. Registration is required for the in-person option.


February 3, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm