Dayton, OH

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Since it was chartered 1841, Dayton has been home to some of the greatest innovators in American history. The birthplace of aviation, Orville and Wilbur Wright built their first plane and demonstrated powered flight in the Gem City. MPU’s Dayton Chapter is continuing the state’s legacy of using imagination and industry to change our country and world beyond it. Peace and democracy flow through the city.

The Dayton Brickyard is led by Charlynda Scales.

Chapter Leaders

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Chapter Leader

Charlynda Scales

Brickyard Captain
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Charlynda Scales is a serial entrepreneur and serves as founder and CEO of Mutt’s Sauce LLC and OH Taste LLC, Director of OH Taste (501c3), as well as the creator of the apparel company The Empower Collection. Her passion is mentoring small businesses and women empowerment. She is a TEDx alumnus. She served in the Air Force for 10 years active duty as a Senior Program Manager and currently serves as a Reservist at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. Charlynda and the story of Mutt’s Sauce has been featured nationally. Her non-profit, OH Taste, is building a shared-use commercial kitchen in Dayton, OH to help employ and educate food founders. Charlynda currently sits on the National Board of Bunker Labs, Veterans for Political Innovation, and Dayton Convention and Visitors Bureau. She is on the Board of Trustees for the Dayton Chamber of Commerce. Charlynda is a Gold Award Winner and has a Lifetime Membership to Girl Scouts of the USA.

Join this Brickyard Chapter

By signing up for the Dayton Brickyard, you’ll be added to a list of members who will be invited to MPU events. These events are centered around service, leadership, and civics. No matter what, you can expect good food and good conversation at every MPU event.