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Matt Wayne Continues Service as President of Rotary-Sponsored Organization for Young Professionals, Chattanooga TN

March 1, 2021

Rotaract Club of Chattanooga Announces New Member Class of 2021

CHATTANOOGA – The Rotaract Club of Chattanooga today announced it has welcomed six new members to the organization. Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young professionals, age 22-35, who put service to others above self in an effort to enhance their local community.

“We are excited to announce our new member class of 2021 and welcome these future community leaders to our organization,” said Matt Wayne, President of Rotaract Club of Chattanooga. “The past year has been challenging for families, businesses, and organizations alike, but we remain committed to serving the Chattanooga community and providing opportunities for our city’s young professionals to network and give back in ways big and small.”

2021 New Member Class

Reid Belew, Marketing Manager, Center for Urban Informatics and Progress

Olivia Brown, Marketing Supervisor, Tranco Global

Meghan Jackson, Business Development Representative, WorX Solutions

Davis McDougal, Technical Sales and Product Manager, Synthetic Turf Resources

Lauren Schuman, Organization Effectiveness Manager, Kenco

Wells Wright, Consultant – Employee Benefits, Marsh & McLennan Agency

2021 Board of Directors

President: Matt Wayne, Attorney, Copeland, Stair, Kingma & Lovell, LLP

Vice President: Austin Corcoran, Manager of Talent Attraction and Retention, Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce

Secretary: Margaret Morgan, Trust Association, Pendleton Square Trust Company

Treasurer: Justin Whitaker, Commercial Banker, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Communications Chair: Micah Johnson, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Bridge Public Affairs

Programs Chair: David Clark, Client Executive, RSS Insurance

Service Co-Chair: Julia Bursch, Director of Operations and Special Projects, River City Company

Service Co-Chair: Cassidy Barnett, Workplace Consultant, CBI

Social Chair: Michael Allen, Project Manager, Shaw Sports Turf

Membership Chair: Conner Holmes, Designer Engineer II, Mueller Water Products

Past President: Caroline Walker, Commercial Banking Relationship Manager, Truist

Rotoract Background

Rotaract is directly affiliated with the Downtown Chattanooga Rotary Club; however, it is a separate organization with an independent board and budget. Rotaract partners with local non-profit organizations, including the Chambliss Center for Children and Lookout Mountain Conservancy, to raise money and volunteer time to help them achieve their goals. For more information, click here.