2016 Board of Directors

CHAIRMAN

Brent Waddell, Market President
BB&T

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN

Alan Proctor, Winston-Salem Marketing President
Wells Fargo

FIRST VICE CHAIRMAN

Jerry Cook, Vice President, Government & Trade Relations
Hanesbrands Inc.

SECOND VICE CHAIRMAN

Jimmy Flythe, Director of Government & Community Relations
Duke Energy

SECRETARY & TREASURER

Everett Wells
Miller Hatcher Commercial Real Estate


Evelyn Acree, Senior Vice President/City Executive
Mechanics & Farmers Bank

Lee Addo, President
Sterling Construction Services

Richard Brenner, CEO
Amarr Garage Doors

Tom Carroll, Director, Business Development & External Affairs
Vulcan Materials Company

Peggy Carter
Retired

Robert Clark
Winston-Salem City Council

Rob Cook, President
Russell & Cook Insurance

John Davenport, Jr., PE, President
DAVENPORT

Dr. Bev Emory, Superintendent
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Kathleen Evans, Regional Director, External Affairs
AT&T North Carolina

Lee Garrity, Manager
City of Winston-Salem

Dr. Gary Green, President
Forsyth Technical Community College

Tom Hazelwood, Managing Partner
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

Pamela L. Jennings, PhD, Director/Professor, Center for Design and Innovation/Marketing & Management
Winston-Salem State University

Allen Joines, President
Winston-Salem Alliance

Sharon Joyner-Payne, Executive Vice President, Communications and Great Teams!
Inmar

Kevin Kampman, Publisher
Winston-Salem Journal

Geoff Lassiter, President
Winston-Salem Dash

Jeff Lindsay, President & CEO
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center

Dr. John McConnell, CEO
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Hof Milam, Executive Vice President
Wake Forest University

Phillip Morgan, Community Relations Manager, Northern Region
Piedmont Natural Gas

Zac O’Brien, Financial Associate, East Region
Thrivent Financial

Cathy Pace, CEO & President
Allegacy Federal Credit Union

Ajay Patel, Professor and Thomas S. Goho Chair in Finance School of Business
Wake Forest University

Nell Perry, Coordinator, Small Business Center
Forsyth Technical Community College

Dave Plyler, Commissioner
Forsyth County

Steve Poe, Attorney
Bell, Davis & Pitt, PA

Joe Potter, Chief Operating Officer
IMG College

Tim Renegar, President
Kelly Office Solutions

Heather Robinson, Operations Manager
Caterpillar, Inc.

Scott Sewell, VP, Technology Acquisition & Development – Endoscopy
Cook Medical

Gordon Sheeran
Aero8, Inc.

Patti Shugart, Executive Vice President
Carolina Liquid Chemistries Corp.

Rob Simon, President
Windsor Jewelers

Mamie Sutphin, Director, Community Engagement Programs
Reynolds American, Inc.

Bryan Swerbinsky, Vice President & CFO
Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corporation

Jason Thiel, President
Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership, Inc.

Dr. Eric Tomlinson, President
Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

Ricky Touchstone, Senior Project Manager
Frank L. Blum Construction Company

Royster Tucker, III, President & CEO
North State

Ric Wagner, President & CEO
Piedmont Federal Savings Bank

Dudley Watts, Manager
Forsyth County

Rob Welch, Vice President
I.L. Long Construction Co., Inc.

Mike Wells, Partner
Wells Law, PLLC

Jason Wenker, Partner
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Bill Whitehurst, Office Managing Partner
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Matt Wiseman, Account Manager
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina


CHAMBER PRESIDENT

Gayle Anderson, President & CEO
Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce