Executive Director: Dockery Clark

Dockery Clark is the Executive Director of Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend. Clark manages the operations, marketing and execution of the event and charity.

Clark is a longtime resident of Charlotte and spent 11 years as the Global Sponsorship Executive of Bank of America. She served in a similar capacity with MillerCoors in Chicago before returning to Charlotte to become the Chief of Staff for Charlotte in 2012 Democratic National Convention. She has experience activating big events like the Olympics and the Super Bowl. In addition, her non-profit work has included developing cause-related marketing and event strategies for The V Foundation.


Marketing Manager: Cathy Baad


Cathy Baad is the Marketing Manager of Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend, overseeing marketing, public relations, advertising, social media and event management.

A native of Kalamazoo, MI, Baad began her career at the Kellogg Company in marketing promotions and subsequently the account specific management team. Moving to Charlotte in 2005, Baad worked on the agency side at Concentric Marketing before taking a role at Bank of America in 2006 on the small business card team. Moving to the Global Treasury Solutions team in 2007, Baad eventually became the Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Banking, leading marketing for the payments product, Global Financial Instituions, and North and Latin America treasury sales. Baad holds bachelor's degrees in Marketing and Spanish from Western Michigan University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


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