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Jenny-Lynn BuntinCo-Founder

Jenny-Lynn Buntin is a strategy consultant who has worked with a number of clients throughout the United States in both the business and political sectors.

Jenny-Lynn previously worked in the White House in the administration of President George W. Bush in the Office of the First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush. In this capacity, she was responsible for the planning and coordination of hundreds of events both domestically and internationally. Jenny-Lynn also served Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice and the Chief of Protocol, Ambassador Nancy Brinker at the U. S. Department of State. Post-presidency, Jenny-Lynn was engaged to assist with the launch of the Bush Presidential Center and Institute as well as the building of one of the Institute’s main focus areas, the Women’s Initiative.

On a more local level, Jenny-Lynn built catalytic city revitalization initiatives such as the Redding City Identity Project and the Redding MD Project. She currently sits on the Board of the Shasta Library Foundation and is a member of the Shasta Angels Investment Group.

Jenny-Lynn graduated with honors from the University of Mississippi with a BBA in Marketing.

April LaFranceCo-Founder 

April LaFrance is a city influencer. After a career as a cardiopulmonary RN, April pursued the entrepreneurial path of the three generations before her by building and selling several companies. April co-founded The Chartwell Company to focus on what she loves the most in her work, helping cities, healthcare organizations and companies thrive.

April is a member of the Shasta Angels Investment Group and sits on the Advisory Board for Mercy Medical Center Redding.

In 2014, April was endorsed by city government leaders to create the Safe City Project to advise a city on solutions to reduce crime.

In 2016, April helped the Chamber of Commerce build the Redding City Identity Project, a collaborative initiative to improve the city’s image & reputation through messaging, aesthetics & experiences.

April and her husband Josh have two fantastic kids ages 14 and 16.

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