Monthly Chamber Business Luncheon with Mayor Higdon
Monthly Networking Luncheon
State of The Town - Mayor Higdon
Mayor John Higdon will be speaking about all the great things going on in Matthews and will talk about upcoming initiatives the Town has going into this year post the pandemic. A question and answer period will follow for our audience to participate in.
Mayor John Higdon
After serving three terms as Commissioner and two as Mayor Pro-Tem, John Higdon was elected Mayor of Matthews in 2019. John graduated from South Mecklenburg High School and earned a degree in Aerospace Engineering from North Carolina State University. John is a partner in Supply Source Products, a valve and fitting distribution company, and currently serves as Chief Engineering Officer. John and his wife Penny have two grown children, Summer and Jed. The Higdons have resided in Matthews since 2001 and attend Matthews United Methodist Church. John has volunteered extensively in the community including at MARA, Boy Scouts, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the Ashley Creek Homeowners Association, Men's Shelter of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County Floodplain Task Force and the Matthews Appearance and Tree and Economic Development Advisory Committees. John currently serves on the Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC) and Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO).