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Episode 048

Keva Walton

CEO, Mecklenburg County ABC Board

by | Mar 2, 2023

Show Notes:

I’m honored to be joined in this episode by Keva Walton, the Chief Executive Officer of the Mecklenburg County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. 

Mr. Walton brings decades of leadership experience to the Mecklenburg ABC Board, including leadership roles with organizations like the City of Charlotte, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte, Goodwill Industries, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, and the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance organization. 

He holds a bachelors degree in Urban and Regional planning from East Carolina University, and a Master of Public Administration from University of North Carolina – Charlotte.

During our conversation, Keva details how his amazing career led him to the Mecklenburg County ABC Board, and shares details about the role the board plays in the community at large. 

We also discuss how the Mecklenburg County ABC has reinvested and continues to reinvest in the Charlotte area community – we’re going to talk about some really impressive numbers here.

In addition, Keva offers some sage advice for our audience to consider while navigating thor own career journey, along with some great reading recommendations.

Finally, Keva shares a powerful message with us about leadership and the guiding principles that have shaped his successful career.

Listeners, thanks as always for joining us. It is my honor to introduce you to Keva Walton, the CEO of the Mecklenburg County ABC Board.

Mecklenburg County ABC Board

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Start with Why 
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Click HERE for the Start with Why TED Talk.

Who Moved My Cheese?
by Spencer Johnson

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