Charisse Price is a marketing, management and event planning professional whose career has spanned the private and public sectors across the east coast of the United States. Ms. Price’s ultimate goal is to improve the quality of life of others. She believes in living a life of compassion, by treating others well because it’s the right thing to do.
Ms. Price believes compassion is its own reward and instills the value of “compassionate governance” in all of her work. Ms. Price has served as an active volunteer tutor in a local jail for the past four years, and in leadership positions with several organizations that focus on leadership development, urban youth, and community impact. Ms. Price currently serves as the National Curriculum Co-Chair and on the National Programs Committee of The New Leaders Council, whose mission is to recruit, train and promote progressive millennial leaders. She also proudly serves: 20/20 Leaders of America, M.A.F.D.E.T., Inc, The Junior League, Everybody Wins!, and the Atlanta Black & Jewish Coalition.
In 2010, Ms. Price was selected as a National Urban Fellow. Through this prestigious academic and leadership development program, she served as a special assistant at the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, where she worked on a team commissioned by the mayor to create new vacant land management policies. Ms. Price eventually transitioned to a contract position with the Philadelphia Water Department, where for the past six years, she has managed minority and women inclusion compliance on multi-million-dollar construction projects. Prior to that, she worked in marketing for The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta.
Ms. Price earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of New Orleans, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Georgia, and a Master of Public Administration from Baruch College – City University of New York. In her free time, Ms. Price enjoys practicing yoga, playing kickball, spending time with family and friends, and watching football.