Carol Coletta

President and CEO, Memphis River Parks Partnership

Carol Coletta is CEO of Memphis River Parks Partnership, leading the relaunch of a nonprofit to develop, manage and program six miles of riverfront and five park districts along the Mississippi. Previously, she was a senior fellow at The Kresge Foundation and VP of Community and National Initiatives at Knight Foundation. Carol led the start-up of ArtPlace, a broad collaboration to accelerate creative placemaking and was president and CEO of CEOs for Cities. She also served as executive director of the Mayors’ Institute on City Design.