Master of Ceremonies
Miss North Carolina USA
Cheslie Kryst 

Key Note Speaker
Belton “Money Rock” Platt

An attorney specializing in complex civil litigation, Cheslie Kryst loves to learn and develop her diverse range of interests. In addition to practicing full-time as an attorney at Poyner Spruill LLP, Cheslie runs a blog–White Collar Glam—that provides workwear fashion inspiration and resources for women. 

Dealing drugs, living without purpose or guidance from mentors, Belton “Money Rock” Platt would lose everything but his life. Overcoming inconceivable tragedies, Belton now strives to break the cycles of economic inequality for kids in Charlotte. By empowering them to discover a different path, one he never knew existed. 

  • Celebrate the impact of one-to-one mentoring
  • Recognize our Bigs of the Year
  • Network with business and community leaders who are passionate about helping children discover their own potential
  • Raise the funds needed to provide Big Brothers and Big Sisters to more children in our community