Monthly Chamber Luncheon July 2022 "State of the Town"
Monthly Networking Luncheon
Topic: Mayor Higdon will provide a State of the Town update with topics to include: the latest on transportation projects, development in Matthews, and the upcoming 2022 Bond Referendum.
Speaker Bio: Mayor John Higdon, after serving three terms as Commissioner and two as Mayor Pro-Tem, John Higdon was elected Mayor of Matthews in 2019. He is now serving his second term. 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).