Executive committee

Linda J. Staunch, Chair
President, Linda Staunch & Associates
New Bern

 

James Bell Black, III, Vice Chair of Board; Chair, Governance
Retired, Senior Vice President, Client Development, Wachovia Bank
Raleigh


Dean E. Painter, Jr., Secretary
CEO, Raven Capital, Inc.
Raleigh

 

Robert L. Jones, Assistant Secretary
Chairman of the Board, Davidson and Jones Corporation
Raleigh

 

W. Trent Ragland, III, Treasurer
President, Ragland Properties Inc.
Raleigh

 

Rodney E. Martin, Chair, Grants
President, Atlantic Coast Foods, Inc.
Swansboro

 

Kenneth G. Reece, Chair, Resource Development
Senior Vice President, First Tennessee Bank
Raleigh

 

Stuart B. Dorsett, Immediate Past Chair
Partner, Brown Advisory
Chapel Hill

 

Board members at large

Juan Austin
Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Foundation, NC and SC
Jamestown

 

Robert E. Barnhill, Jr.
President & CEO, Barnhill Contracting Company
Tarboro

 

Laura Beasley
Community Volunteer
Colerain

 

Peter M. Bristow
President, First Citizens Bank
Raleigh 

 

Brian C. Crutchfield, Chair, Audit Committee
Retired, Director of Economic Development, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation
Boone


Alexander Graham Floyd
President, Floyd Oil Company
Granville County and Raleigh



Sarah Belk Gambrell
Director/Officer, Belk Group of Stores
Charlotte

 

Frank B. Gibson, Jr.
Partner, Murchison, Taylor & Gibson, PLLC
Wilmington

 

Katharine (Kack) Harrison Hardin
Office Administrator, James C. Hardin III, PLLC
Rock Hill, SC

 

 H. Kel Landis, III
Partner, Plexus Capital
Raleigh

 

James W. Narron
Attorney, Narron, O'Hale & Whittington, P.A.
Smithfield

 

Hilda Pinnix-Ragland
Vice President of Public Affairs, Duke Energy
Raleigh 

 
 

Karen Stiwinter
Owner, K. M. Stiwinter and Company
Franklin

 

Steven Wangerin
Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer
Coastal Bank & Trust
Jacksonville

 

Elizabeth Hobgood Wellons
Community Leader
Smithfield

 

John Willingham
President, Indera Mills
Yadkinville



Directors emeriti

Annabelle L. Fetterman
Retired CEO, Lundy Packing Company
Clinton

Henry E. Frye
Of Counsel, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP
Greensboro

Charles Gaddy*
Gaddy Real Estate Company

Martha Guy
Retired President, Avery County Bank
Newland

Lewis R. Holding*
Founding Chairman, NCCF
CEO, First Citizens BancShares

The Honorable James E. Holshouser, Jr.*
Former Governor, State of North Carolina

John R. Jordan, Jr.*
Attorney, Jordan, Price, Wall, Gray, Jones & Carlton

W. Trent Ragland, Jr.*
Vice President Emeritus, Martin-Marietta Aggregates

The Honorable Robert W. Scott*
Former Governor, State of North Carolina

Sherwood H. Smith, Jr.
Chairman Emeritus, Progress Energy
Raleigh

Billy T. Woodard
Retired Chairman, The Fidelity Bank
Fuquay-Varina

* Deceased

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