The Enterprise Center, along with Mayor Andy Berke, Mayor Jim Coppinger and members of the Chattanooga community, will r ecognize The Enterprise Center’s new President & CEO Deb Socia at a reception on July 23 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Edney Innovation Center, Floor 5.
"Deb comes to Chattanooga from Washington, D.C., where she served as the executive director of Next Century Cities, a nonprofit that supports community leaders as they seek to ensure that all have access to fast, affordable and reliable Internet," officials said. "Previously, Deb was the executive director of the Tech Goes Home program in Boston, whose mission is to ensure digital equity."
“I can’t tell you the excitement that we all feel that Deb’s background will take the Enterprise Center to the next level,” said David Belitz, the chairman of The Enterprise Center’s board.
Mayor Coppinger has visited several of The Enterprise Center’s Tech Goes Home classes in the community, and is always impressed by what the program offers.
“I’ve been amazed watching Tech Goes Home provide opportunities for people they would not otherwise have. I know Deb is just the person to help grow the program’s influence in Hamilton County,” said Mayor Coppinger.
Mayor Berke is also enthusiastic about having Deb Socia step into this crucial leadership role. “Deb’s background and reputation demonstrate that she shares many values with Chattanooga,” said Mayor Berke. “I look forward to working with her to continue to create a culture of innovation in Chattanooga"
"Please join the community in welcoming Deb Socia to Chattanooga on July 23," officials said.