President and CEO, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
As president and CEO of the Charlotte Chamber, Bob Morgan oversees all aspects of the nonprofit’s operations, including its finances, economic development and pro-business public policy efforts, member engagement programs, and sales and communications. The chamber is a membership-based, volunteer-led organization with more than 3,300 members and a staff of 45.
Morgan was named president of the Charlotte Chamber in 2005. Prior to his current role, he served as president and CEO of the Gaston Chamber from 2002-2005, and began his chamber career in 1991 as a Charlotte Chamber staff member. Morgan previously served as district director for Congressman Alex McMillan. Morgan and the Charlotte Chamber received UNC Charlotte’s most prestigious honor, the Distinguished Service Award, for his tireless leadership advocating for the growth of UNC Charlotte as a premier research university. Morgan is a graduate of Independence High School in Charlotte, N.C., and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.