MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Former Memphis Mayor A C Wharton joined the board for Agape Child & Family Services in Memphis.
Executive Director David Jordan said Wharton demonstrated leadership and insight into Memphis. He said Wharton will be a great asset to Agape in helping serve Mid-South families and communities.
Wharton served as Mayor of Memphis from 2009 to 2015. He has also served as Shelby County Mayor and Chief Shelby County Public Defender.
He currently serves as a consultant with The A C Wharton Group. The business provides strategic counseling to businesses, governments, non-profits, and philanthropic organizations.
Agape Child & Family Services is a Christian-based organization dedicated to serving homeless women, fatherless children, and under-resourced communities. Agape served more than 10,000 children, adults, and families in 2015.