WLJ's Erin Brogdon Named Executive Director of City Connections

WLJ's Erin Brogdon Named Executive Director of City Connections

Wright Lindsey Jennings partner, Erin Brogdon, has been named Executive Director of City Connections. She will succeed City Connections’ Founder and current Executive Director, Jeff Spry.

City Connections provides an avenue for its community partners to collaborate and provide resources to empower those in need in Little Rock. There are currently more than 300 agencies, churches, businesses and other entities that have formally committed to the City Connections vision - helping to contribute to the success of others in the network. City Connections works by communicating opportunities and needs among partner organizations through the City Link email network and soon-to-be-released LinkANeed mobile app. 

Currently, City Connections is engaged in the following initiatives, among others:

  • Helping promote Pack Shack "Feed the Funnel" parties to businesses and churches for an immediate hands-on activity to fight hunger locally;
  • Communicating requests and opportunities from its partners through its digital media platform;
  • Sharing its office as community space for groups convening on issues of common interest; and
  • Linking local "helping" groups with requests from local school districts for student and family needs.

City Connections also operates Operation Restore, an employment service pairing individuals who are overcoming addiction with compassionate employers.

Brogdon’s law practice centers on corporate and non-profit entity formation, commercial and real estate transactions and strategic community engagement. Prior to joining Wright Lindsey Jennings, Brogdon served as in-house counsel for Alltel Communications. Brogdon will maintain her position as a partner at Wright Lindsey Jennings.