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Rebekah McGee
President/CEO of Forward High Point
Forward High Point welcomed our new President on August 1, 2022 and we are excited for the impact that Rebekah will have in our organization and the High Point community. Rebekah has been the director of Downtown Asheboro Inc. since its inception in 2020, leading change and implementing policies such as the Zoo City Social District and the Downtown Redevelopment Grant. She has also been successful in creating a new concert series, Rock’n the Park and revamping the Zoo City Summerfest. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and enjoys CrossFit and spending time with her son, Alex.
Rebecca Richardson
Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper
Rebecca grew up in the Winston Salem area and has called North Carolina home for all her life. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida and worked for 28 years for the same CPA firm located in Kernersville before retiring. Her background is in Corporate and Public Accounting. She is excited to begin her new career with Forward High Point. In Rebecca’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband Keith and going fishing along with their three dogs, Harley, Piston and Rocky.
Melissa Bocci
Office Manager / Consultant - Destination Website Manager
Melissa has served the organization for over six years as office manager and now operates as a consultant for the organization, specializing in office and website management. Having spent many years in downtown revitalization efforts, she knows the territory and looks forward to working with FHP to strengthen its downtown presence by encouraging the Triad to enjoy all the wonderful things downtown High Point has to offer!
Michael Wallace
Creative Branding Designs
Michael grew up in the High Point area and has called North Carolina home for 29 years of his life, including receiving a degree from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. As a social media and marketing consultant Michael has been integral to the expansion of Forward High Point's social reach and web presence over the past 4 years. Michael's long history of partnering with non-profits to tell compelling stories and engage with targeted audiences has helped to craft an intentional path forward as our downtown area has continued to grow and develop. In addition to supporting Forward High Point, Michael is an adjunct professor in the School of Communication at High Point University and his company, Creative Branding Designs, manages social media platforms, websites, email marketing, brand development and more for companies both locally and beyond the High Point area. As a High Point resident he is thrilled with the continued advances that our downtown has the privilege of enjoying.