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

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

Alexander (Alex) 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

Clyde P. Harris, Jr.
Harris & Associates
Wilson

H. Kel Landis, III
Partner, Plexus Capital
Raleigh

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

James M. Parrott, Jr.
President, Parrott Farms
Kinston

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

Steven Wangerin
CEO, W.T. Humphrey, Inc.
Jacksonville

Elizabeth Hobgood Wellons
Community Volunteer
Smithfield

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
Raleigh

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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