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Charles E. Shoopman

Charles E. Shoopman

President Growth Innovations Group, LLC

Professional Bio

Innovative Senior Executive who combines strategic thinking with effective execution. Attuned to the dynamics of both internal and external stakeholders, and known for strong leadership, persuasive communication and demonstrated results. Over twenty years of management experience with expertise in setting policy, economic development, defining processes and improving performance, and practical application of technology for greater efficiency. Experienced in working with federal, state and local elected officials and career public service professionals.

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Vanderbilt University 1980 BA
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 2007 MPA
2019 Ned R. McWherter Leadership Award
Volunteer Work:
University Economic Development Association - past president
Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence - board member and past member of its Board of Examiners
Areas of Expertise
Community Development, Educational/ Workforce Development, Facilitation, Industrial Development, Leadership Development, Membership Development, Organization Management, Public Policy Issues, Retention/ Expansion, Strategic Planning