Name: Mel Watt
Organization: United States House of Representatives – North Carolina
What Makes The Person A Game Changer: The Honorable Melvin Luther (Mel) Watt is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. He has served North Carolina’s 12th congressional district since 1993. An attorney from Charlotte, N.C., Watt previously served one term as a state senator and served as campaign manager for former Charlotte Mayor Harvey Gantt. Watt practiced law from 1970 to 1992, specializing in minority business and economic development law and has been a partner in several small businesses.
To learn more about Congressman Mel Watt, visit http://watt.house.gov/.