EDITOR PROFILE || TSG CHARLOTTE

EDITOR PROFILE // As we celebrate the recent launch of @tsgcharlotte Volume 11, @thescoutguide shared a little more about our editors Lisa Sherill and Scottie Akins to get to know them better.

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

Lisa is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, but has called Charlotte home for 19 years. Scottie grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and moved to Charlotte in 2017 after 10 years out west.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THE CHARLOTTE AREA?

Our favorite thing about Charlotte is the people and love they show for our community! The growth of Charlotte has been inspiring with longtime locals and newcomers adding a vibrant entrepreneurial spirit that has brought unique and diverse talent to our wonderful city.

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH TSG?

Lisa was a loyal follower and fan for years and it was the perfect fit when she took over in 2017. Scottie was working as Associate Editor for @tsgjacksonhole when she moved to Charlotte and was introduced to Lisa by the former Charlotte editor. Lisa and Scottie hit it off and blend a great combination of strengths.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART ABOUT BEING AN EDITOR?

Our favorite part of being editors is our TSG members! They are all passionate and FUN, it is our honor to support such a wonderful and thriving community. The friendships and sense of family among all of us are made even better by the fact that we get to represent such a beautiful publication.

WHAT INSPIRED YOUR COVER COLORS FOR THIS VOLUME?

We both gravitate toward neutrals and softer tones, but also love an edge and element of surprise (hence the orange stripe).

WHAT ARE A FEW FUN FACTS ABOUT YOU?

Lisa loves (and excels) at collecting shells!

Lisa is working to start a non-profit in Charlotte for teens that helps alleviate the effects of social and peer pressures.

Scottie has worked with TSG in 3 cities since 2012, from intern to co-editor – Austin, Jackson Hole, and Charlotte.

Find Lisa hosting elegant dinner parties blending longtime locals with newcomers in the community.

Find Scottie out and about with her family and friends trying out the newest restaurants and breweries in town.

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