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Metrolina Alumni Chapter (Founded 14 October 2017) is located in Charlotte, NC. The Chapter was founded by 13 members, driven by Stephen Cristiano (EA), Jenna Berinsky (GI), and Crystal Simmerman (GZ).

Chapter History


  • The Metrolina Chapter was officially recognized at the 2018 National Convention in Phoenix, AZ.
  • At the 2016 National Convention, Founder Stephen Cristiano met with ENCAC and Tau Chapter Brother Chris Crout to discuss the creation of a Charlotte, NC area alumni chapter. The then Metrolina Alumni Association received word they were Chartered while on a day trip to Asheville, NC with Southern Appalachian Alumni Chapter
  • The Chapter's name was given by ENCAC Brother Ellie Crout due to Charlotte, NC's association with the banking and financial industry.
  • During their 2019 Plaza Midwood Historical Crawl, the Chapter officially declared their mascot to be Hugo the Hornet. Hugo is a stuffed teal hornet and also the mascot of the Charlotte Hornets basketball team.

The Active Chapter

Officers for 2019-2020

Officers for 2018-2019

Officers for 2017-2018

Officers for 2016-2017

Chapter Events & Activities


The Chapter enjoys brunch and frequently hosts brunch at various local restaurants. A Chapter favorite is Tupelo Honey Cafe in Charlotte's South End neighborhood.

Brewery Visits

The Charlotte area is known for its lively beer culture. The Chapter frequents local breweries such as The Olde Mecklenburg and Wooden Robot breweries.

Eta Xi Chapter at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Chapter has been heavily involved with the Eta Xi Chapter since its founding in 2018. Brothers from Metrolina have also attended Eta Xi's Induction and Alumni Ritual ceremonies since their founding class. Brothers Wyatt Davies and Stephen Cristiano have hosted a Leadership in Action Module for the Chapter and attend executive board meetings.

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