MARVIN J. PRICE

Company:Charlotte Regional Partnership
Position:Senior Project Manager
Age: 30

WHERE WERE YOU BORN?

Birmingham, AL

HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED IN CHARLOTTE AREA

1 year 4 months

TELL US A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT YOU?

I’m a Birmingham native, that decided to take a chance on the Queen City. It was love at first sight. I’m a fun loving individual that loves to give back to the community. If you love economic development, politics or comic books I’ll make the perfect friend.

DURING YOUR TIME VOLUNTEERING FOR A COMMUNITY ACTIVITY OR PROJECT, WHAT IS YOUR MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT?

My experience happened with the Urban League Young Professionals helping to create a secret pantry for a local middle school.

IN YOUR OPINION, HOW DO YOU CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMMUNITY?

I help the community by recruiting potential employers to the region. This not only helps the citizens with job opportunities but it also empowers the city to increase its tax base. Which in return gives the city the ability to create parks, pave roads, and add to the overall quality of life to the community.

WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES OR INTEREST?

Playing basketball, reading, and volunteering.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE THAT YOU STAND BY?

"In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute." Thurgood Marshall

WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 5 YEARS?

As the Senior Vice President of a regional economic development agency or in state politics.

CAN YOUR SHARE ONE THING THAT IS ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

I would like to travel to South Africa.

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU USED YOUR PASSPORT?

Never, but I plan to change that this fall.

WHAT IS A FUN FACT ABOUT YOURSELF THAT NO ONE KNOWS?

I love the TV show “A Different World”.

WHO IS YOUR HERO?

Malcolm X or Thurgood Marshall.

WHAT WAS THE LAST BOOK YOU READ?

The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

WHAT WAS THE LAST MOVIE YOU SAW?

The Founder.

WHAT WAS THE LAST CONCERT YOU SAW?

TI 2009.