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Tariq Bokhari
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Town HallManaging our Growth, from Development and Congestion to 5G


TOWN HALL MEETING

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

Location:

Selwyn Elementary
2840 Colony Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Join Council Member Tariq Bokhari is hosting a town hall focused on economic development, congestion and bringing 5G to Charlotte.

The town hall with start with a job fair, featuring recruiters from Coca-Cola, Stratifyd, Passport, and more.

Economic Development Director Tracy Dodson and Charlotte Transportation Director Liz Babson will take resident questions, and Council Member Bokhari will facilitate a 5G listening session.

For more informationcontact Alonna Anderson-Bailey at 704.336.5695 or ambailey@charlottenc.gov​​

Tariq Bokhari​

District 6 representative

​Tariq Bokhari, a republican, was elected in 2017 as the district 6 representative and is serving his second term on council.

Bokhari is an influential leader in the financial technology (fintech) industry, and serves as the Executive Director of the Carolina Fintech Hub (CFH). Prior to his work with CFH and launching his own startup company, Aggressant, Tariq served as the head of innovation and investment for FIS Global, the world's largest fintech company.

Prior to that, Tariq served in a variety of executive roles at GE Capital, Wells Fargo and Wachovia. He also served as treasurer of the North Carolina Heroes Fund and board member of the Greater Enrichment Program.

Bokhari was inducted into the 2010 Charlotte Business Journal class of 40 under 40 and was named as the 2016 Next Money Risk Taker of the Year.

Bokhari holds a bachelor’s degree from Radford University.

About district 6

​District 6 is physically located in the southern area of the city.

District 6 online tool

​​View the district boundaries, area plans, adopted land use, ​parks, community investment plan and more! >>

document opens in a new windoDistrict 6 printable map (please note this file is large so it may take a while to load)

​​Committees

Tariq Bokhari partipates in the following mayor-appointed council committees:

Intergovernmental Relations Intergovernmental Relations​ (chair)
Well-Managed Government (Budget)​Well-Managed Government (Budget)​