Gale Jones Carson, Takes the Helm as Interim CEO of Memphis Urban League

Gale Carson Jones, Takes the Helm as Interim CEO of Memphis Urban League
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By: Lennard James  

In a groundbreaking development, the Memphis Urban League proudly announces the appointment of Gale Jones Carson as its Interim CEO. A distinguished leader and the former Vice President of Community & External Affairs at Memphis Light, Gas & Water (MLGW), Gale brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of community-centric leadership.  

Gale Jones Carson’s ascension to the role of Interim CEO marks a transformative moment for the Memphis Urban League. Her extensive career in community and economic development, coupled with her strategic acumen, positions her as a catalyst for positive change. As the Vice President of Community & External Affairs at MLGW, Gale has overseen a diverse array of functions, highlighting her versatility and commitment to comprehensive community well-being.  

Returning to MLGW in 2007 after serving as the Executive Assistant and Chief Spokesperson for the City of Memphis Mayor, Gale brings a unique perspective and deep understanding of the intricacies of community relations. Her reentry into MLGW underscored her steadfast commitment to making a positive impact on the Memphis community.  

With a career spanning over three decades, Gale Jones Carson has been a prominent figure in journalism, public relations, and community development. Her extensive experience includes a 16-year tenure in Corporate Communications at FedEx, further enriching her leadership repertoire.  

Assuming the role of Interim CEO, Gale Jones Carson is poised to guide the Memphis Urban League to new heights. Her strategic vision, community-focused approach, and dedication to fostering positive change align seamlessly with the organization’s mission of empowering communities and promoting social and economic equality.  

The Memphis Urban League community extends a warm welcome to Gale Jones Carson in her new capacity. We are confident that her leadership will bring renewed energy, strategic direction, and an unwavering commitment to the principles that define the Memphis Urban League.  

As Gale Jones Carson assumes her role as Interim CEO, the Memphis Urban League eagerly anticipates a future marked by progress and positive change. Her strategic vision and dedication to community empowerment position her as a driving force behind the organization’s endeavors to uplift and support the communities it serves.  

Under Gale’s dynamic leadership, the Memphis Urban League aims to expand its reach and impact, fostering inclusive growth and socio-economic equality. The organization is poised to initiate new programs, partnerships, and initiatives that address the evolving needs of the community, ensuring that it remains a beacon of hope and support.  

Gale’s commitment to transparent communication and collaboration will strengthen the ties between the Memphis Urban League and the community it serves. As the organization embarks on this transformative journey, it invites the community, stakeholders, and partners to join hands in shaping a future where opportunities are abundant, and every individual has the chance to thrive.  

The Memphis Urban League, under the capable leadership of Gale Jones Carson, is poised for a chapter of innovation, growth, and community-centric impact. Together, with shared vision and determination, the organization and the community will create lasting positive change, making a profound impact on the lives of those it serves.  

As we embark on this new chapter under Gale’s capable guidance, we anticipate exciting prospects for the Memphis Urban League, reaffirming our commitment to making a lasting impact on the community we serve.  

Gale Jones Carson’s appointment heralds a promising future for the Memphis Urban League. The organization looks forward to continued growth and community empowerment under her dynamic leadership. Here’s to a future filled with progress and positive change under the visionary leadership of Gale Jones Carson.  

Published by: Martin De Juan


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