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Wilmington Renaissance Corp. managing director resigns

Jun 5, 2018

The Wilmington Renaissance Corporation is gearing up for a leadership change.

The community development non-profit behind the redevelopment of the LOMA district and the launch of Wilmington’s Creative District announced Monday its longtime managing director is resigning.


According to the organization, Dr. Carrie Gray is the longest serving employee and managing director in the its 25 year history.

She came to the Wilmington Renaissance Corporation two decades ago as communications manager, and moved into the Managing Director role in 2005.

In a statement, Gray credits the hardworking staff and the commitment of the funding board member companies, including the Buccini/Pollin Group and several banks, for the organization’s success during her tenure

Gray is heading to Wilmington University, where she’ll serve as assistant professor and chair of the Doctor of Business Administration Program.

Wilmington Renaissance Corporation board member Tim McLaughlin will step in as interim-managing director while the organization searches for its next leader.