Executive committee

James Bell Black, III, Chair
Retired, Senior Vice President, Client Development, Wells Fargo
Raleigh

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Laura Beasley, Co-Chair, Grants
Community Volunteer
Colerain

 

Juan Austin, Co-Chair, Affiliate Impact
Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Foundation, NC and SC
Jamestown

 

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

 

Board members at large

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

 

Peter M. Bristow
President, First Citizens Bank
Raleigh 

 

Stuart B. Dorsett
Partner, Brown Advisory
Chapel Hill

 

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

 

 H. Kel Landis, III
Partner, Plexus Capital
Raleigh

 

Hilda Pinnix-Ragland
Former corporate officer, Duke Energy
Managing partner, AHK Global Resources
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


* Deceased

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