Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise Adds 3 New Board Members

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise Board of Directors welcomes three new members. The additions include City Councilman Erskine Ogelsby, Jr., Steve Hunt from Berry & Hunt, and Andrea Glass from Hollywog.

Councilman Oglesby is the Council's vice-chairman for 2018-2019. He is currently the chair of the Council's Legislative Review Committee for 2018-2019. He worked for the United Way of Greater Chattanooga; Southeast Tennessee Development District's Tennessee Career Center; the Salvation Army in Mississippi and Louisiana; and spent 10 years in executive positions at the YMCA in Durham, N.C., Boston, Ma., Charlotte, N.C. and Jackson, Ms. Councilman Oglesby is also president of the 100 Black Men of Chattanooga, Inc. and treasurer of the 5th District of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Councilman Oglesby is married to Chattanooga native Sheryl Oglesby. They have two children, son, Ryan, and daughter, Dominique with three grandsons. Mr. and Mrs. Oglesby are active members of Resurrected Baptist Church.

Since 1986, Mr. Hunt’s work efforts have concentrated almost exclusively in the area of office building development and redevelopment, commercial real estate leasing, sales and property management.  He is a native of Chattanooga and is married to Kim Cannon Hunt. They have three sons: Spencer, Tucker (deceased) and Cannon. The Hunts enjoy time together fishing and boating, and enjoying Kim’s great cooking.  Mr. Hunt currently serves as junior warden on the Vestry of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. He is also serves on the Board of the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce; the Commercial Realtors Council of the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors; the Tennessee Association of Realtors Commercial Forms Committee; and is a current and founding board member of Emily’s Power for a Cure Foundation.  

Ms. Glass is a Chattanooga native and works for Hollywog, LLC, a locally owned and operated medical device manufacturer, as the Quality Systems Coordinator. She previously resided in Nashville where she worked in Scholarship and Grant Management in the Educational Services Industry before moving back home to Chattanooga in the fall of 2015. She attended MTSU School of Business from 2005-2009 for her B.B.A in Entrepreneurship. In her free time, she dances Salsa, enjoys reading, staying active, and attending community events. 

“CNE is excited to add these smart and talented community members to the board,” said Martina Guilfoil, president and CEO of CNE. “As we continue to move forward as an organization, having the experience and leadership of these hardworking individuals will be a key asset to building a better Chattanooga.” 

For more information on Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, please visit www.cneinc.org or call 756-6201.

 


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