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Megan Oglesby to Join Business High Point & High Point Chamber Staff

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Megan & Patrick LHP Graduation: Patrick presents Megan a graduation plaque for completing Leadership High Point in November 2016.

High Point, NC – Business High Point, Inc. and the High Point Chamber of Commerce are ecstatic to welcome a new Senior Director of Events & Leadership in 2017. Megan Oglesby will join the organization’s staff beginning Monday, January 2, 2017.

In this position, Oglesby will be responsible for all major Chamber events and their sponsorships. Such events include the Robert McInnis Golf Tournament, Women’s Business Luncheon, the Annual Meeting and more. Oglesby will also be responsible for the Leadership High Point program, High Point’s premier program for creating community leaders.

Patrick Chapin, President & CEO of Business High Point and the High Point Chamber remarks, “We are thrilled to welcome Megan to Business High Point and the High Point Chamber of Commerce. She brings with her an MBA and years of wonderful experience, along with a creative and positive style which will immediately impact our members and mission.”

On her new position, Oglesby states, “I am excited to join Business High Point and the Chamber and be a part of the team. I look forward to meeting and working with the organization’s many members through my role with events and leadership.”

Oglesby’s addition will allow current staff members to concentrate more on important areas such as membership recruitment and retention, marketing and communications, and the Chamber’s four pillars of business services, workforce development, education, and government advocacy.
“Her addition is going to be a critical megan-oglesby-2016part in the future success of our organization, our team and this city,” Chapin adds.

Oglesby is a 2016 graduate of Leadership High Point, a High Point native, with a Corporate Communications degree from Elon University and an MBA from High Point University. Oglesby joins the Chamber after spending six years at Old Dominion Freight.

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About Business High Point, Inc.: Business High Point, Inc. is the merged entity of the High Point Chamber of Commerce and the High Point Partners. Business High Point, Inc. serves as the united voice of the private sector, working to create an engaged and informed business perspective to transform High Point into the single most livable, safe and prosperous community in America. To learn more about Business High Point, Inc. and the High Point Chamber please visit www.highpointchamber.org. To discover how the High Point Chamber can help your business, please contact Iris Boswell at Iris@highpointchamber.org.

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