ECU graduate named interim executive director of Uptown Greenville

An East Carolina University graduate now has the job of helping continue Uptown Greenville's development.

Meredith Hawke has been named the interim executive director of Uptown Greenville. For the last three years, she has served as the events and branding director for the organization.

In that role, Hawke and her team hosted more than 60 events annually and helped bring in hundreds of more jobs to the city's central business district.

Hawke graduated from ECU in 2016 and has worked with a number of different organizations throughout Greenville and Pitt County.