Billy Maddalon is a native Charlottean and a 1985 graduate of Charlotte Catholic High School. He received two bachelor’s degrees in 1990 from North Carolina State University. After graduating, he worked as a Regional Director for Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
After traveling, Billy returned to graduate school and went to work as a speech writer and staff assistant at the NC Legislature for two years, before he left politics and moved back to Charlotte to begin his own business. Today, Billy is the Managing Owner of Unique Southern Estates, a boutique hotel and hospitality management company, which owns and manages The Morehead Inn. In 1998, Billy was recognized by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce as their Entrepreneur of the Year.
Additionally, Billy has served North Carolina and Charlotte in a variety of ways. He’s served Meredith College as a Trustee and also served his alma mater as president of the NC State Alumni Association, on the University’s Foundation Board and as president of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Board of Advisors. Billy serves on the National Board of Directors for America’s largest college fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon.
In the Charlotte community, he previously served as a member of Charlotte City Council representing District 1 and as a member of the board for both Visit Charlotte and the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority. In addition to being a foster parent, he’s also served our most vulnerable children as a Director at Alexander Youth Network and on the board of Time Out Youth. At the neighborhood level, he’s served as a board member of both the Dilworth Community Development and Plaza Midwood Merchants Associations. For the East side, he was Co-Chair of the Eastland Area Strategies Team and was a part of the founding leadership team for Charlotte’s Communities United in Action (the “East-West Coalition”).
He currently serves as a Director for Aldersgate Continuing Care and Retirement Community. Billy and his husband were licensed Therapeutic Foster Parents for maltreated and traumatized youth for 12 years and have parented 19 foster children over the past 11 years. They are the proud adoptive parents of three sons, Jed, Jack and Jordan. In 2011 the NC Foster and Adoptive Parent Association chose them as their Adoptive Parents of the Year.
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