TUESDAY TOPICS JANUARY: JEFFREY WISE; CEO US NATIONAL WHITEWATER CENTER
Jeff Wise was born and raised in Charlotte, NC and attended University of Richmond where he majored in political science and history. Wise graduated from Emory University School of Law and was in private practice from 1989-1995 with Sullivan, Hall, Booth and Smith in Atlanta, GA where he focused primarily in healthcare law.
Wise returned to Charlotte in 1995 and worked with First Commerce Bank during their formation period from 1995-1996. In 1997 Wise co-founded and became president of Consentsys, a healthcare information systems company that developed electronic clinical information management systems.
At the beginning of 2002, Jeff became the CEO of the non-profit US National Whitewater Center, Inc. The US National Whitewater Center is a unique outdoor recreational and learning venue for newcomers and seasoned experts to participate in outdoor recreational activities such as paddlesports (e.g. kayaking, rafting), biking, rock-climbing, trail-running etc. in order to promote healthy, active lifestyles; develop our environmental stewardship; and encourage family bonding and social-civic engagement
Outside of work, Jeff looks for any opportunity to get into the outdoors. He is an avid kayaker, biker, backpacker, runner, and competes in triathlons. Jeff and his wife Ashley live in the Cotswold neighborhood with their daughter Caroline, sons Jackson and Jacob and their Labrador Retriever, Tucker and Coonhound, Boone.
Please join your friends from the Business Leaders of Charlotte on the third Tuesday of every month minus December and a short summer hiatus. You will enjoy local leaders of the Charlotte community and have the opportunity to ask direct questions. Past speakers have included Peter Gorman, Anthony Foxx, Jennifer Roberts, Chief Monroe, Chief Putney, Sue Myrick, Danny Morrison, and Sheriff Carmichael. OUR LOCATION:
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Charlotte, NC 28204
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