The Charlotte Area Technology Collaborative announces the 2019-2020 Board of Directors. All are excited to fulfill an active year of scheduled programming inspiring and advancing a diverse and inclusive technology talent pipeline and connecting the community to make it happen.

Joe Topinka SnapAV President
Amy Nichols Wells Fargo Vice President
Elizabeth Austin Curvature Treasurer
Meredith LaBonte Meridian Advisory Secretary
Drew Lockhart Community Advocate Past President
Bhavana Bartholf Microsoft
Terry Cox TechWorks Gaston
Lonnie Emard AAC
Dan Hansen Accenture
Ben Hall Krispy Kreme
Betsy Idilbi Tech Talent South
Brooke Lowry Microsoft
Christine Meloro Bank of America
Joe Pensiero Community Advocate
Dan Roselli Packard Place
Derek Root CMS


The Board invites you to engage with our program of work. To get involved send an email to or call 704-516-3633. To become a Partner, sign up here.


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