Bridgett Massengill

President/CEO
Bridgett Massengill serves as the President/CEO of the Thrive Regional Partnership, Inc., an independent nonprofit organization working across the tri-state Chattanooga region to ignite responsible and inspired growth for the next forty years.  

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Erik McNair
Rhett Bentley

Communications Manager

Rhett Bentley manages communications for Thrive Regional Partnership, a regional placemaking agency that addresses holistic, sustainable growth in the tri-state greater Chattanooga region.

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Erik McNair
Kelly Farina

Program Coordinator

Kelly Farina coordinates Thrive’s programs and projects, such as Thriving Communities, the Natural Treasures Alliance, and more.

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Rhett Bentley
Charlie Mix

Research Partner

Charlie serves as the Director for UTC’s IGTLab. His responsibilities include GIS project development and data management for UTC's campus and partners, and other data wizardry.

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Rhett Bentley
Nyssa Hunt

Research Partner

Nyssa Hunt is a GIS Analyst for UTC’s IGTLab. Her technology and research skills are applied to several Thrive projects, including broadband connectivity and community development mapping.

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Rhett Bentley