Betsy Mack is an active member of her community in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she lives, works, serves and plays. She is the author of Mid-Reach, a book about being in the messy middle of one’s career (as she currently is), hoping to inspire, empower and celebrate failing while in the midst of success. While she is a self-proclaimed coffee lover and wine extraordinaire, Mack invests her time and talent to the betterment of the city.
Mack currently works with Hornets Sports and Entertainment as the Executive Director of the Charlotte Hornets Foundation and the Director of Corporate Social Responsibility. At the Hornets, Mack leads all community and philanthropic efforts. Annually, Mack and her team executes over 100 events and activations that engage the team in philanthropic efforts. Mack helped to coordinate and lead the 2019 NBA All-Star NBA Cares Community efforts, orchestrating over 30 events in three days.
Mack also has experience in public relations, community development, fundraising and marketing. Previously, Mack was responsible for leading a company’s expansion, focusing on increasing the company’s national footprint. Mack also worked at United Way for five campaigns, with a sole responsibility of fundraising for over $15 million annually.
Betsy Mack is passionate about community service and is very involved in numerous philanthropic efforts through board roles. Mack won the award of Elevate Charlotte’s 2016 30 under 30 as well as the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Young Professional’s Newcomer of the Year award. Originally from the Quad Cities, Mack holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations with a minor in Sports Marketing from Illinois State University.
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