DURHAM FIRESIDE CHAT WITH MAYOR STEVE SCHEWEL
P H O T O G R A P H Y BY A M A N D A M A C L A R E N In November, WeWork at One City Center played host to a community conversation with Mayor Steve Schewel, moderated by Leadership Triangle Executive Director Jesica Averhart. Mayor Schewel covered topics ranging from access to capital for minorityowned businesses to the future light rail project. Folks mingled, enjoying bites from Indulge Catering and drinks from Fullsteam and Bull City Ciderworks prior to the chat, which was followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony and networking among guests.
1 WeWork Senior Public Affairs Manager Southeast Alyssa Botts, Mayor Steve Schewel and Bobby Condon, general manager for WeWork’s Southeastern region. 2 Freelance League of North Carolina co-founders Margaret McNab and Julienne Alexander. 3 Manny Arango, a pastor who works out of WeWork, and Nashville at WeWork Director Scotty Coleman. 4 Carina Barnett-Loro, senior program manager at Climate Advocacy Lab, and Pheon Alston, administrative analyst for the City of Durham. 5 City Council Member MarkAnthony Middleton and City of Durham Public Affairs Director Beverly B. Thompson. 6 NC Department of Commerce Regional Operations Director Michelle Muir and City of Durham Business Services Manager Jamie Vaughn. 7 David Foster, executive director of Know The System Inc., and Impact Church Pastor Derrick Horton.
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