2018 Board of Directors

The essence of the Chamber is our hard-working staff, but the real heart of the Chamber is our membership. The local business owners, executives and professionals who give their time and energy to serve on our Board of Directors and Executive Committee play an essential role in our continued growth and success.


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN

Jimmy Flythe, Director of Government & Community Relations
Duke Energy

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN

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

FIRST VICE CHAIRMAN

Jeff Lindsay, President & CEO
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center

SECOND VICE CHAIRMAN

Ken Basch, Executive Director, WF Properties
Wake Forest University

SECRETARY & TREASURER

Everett Wells
Miller Hatcher Commercial Real Estate


AT-LARGE MEMBERS

Evelyn Acree, Senior Vice President/City Executive
M&F Bank

Alton Brown, Publisher
Winston-Salem Journal

Peggy Carter
Retired

John Davenport, Jr., PE, President
DAVENPORT

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

Julie A. Freischlag, M.D., CEO
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Dr. Gary Green, President
Forsyth Technical Community College

Tony Junta, Senior Account Manager
OUTSOURCEIT

John Morrow, Attorney
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Alan Proctor, Winston-Salem Market President
Wells Fargo

Tim Renegar, President
Kelly Office Solutions

Kevin Robert, CHA, Area General Manager
Twin City Quarter

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

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

Brent Waddell, Market President
BB&T

Mike Wells, Partner
Wells Law, PLLC

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


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lee Addo, President
Sterling Construction Services

Cantey Alexander, Triad Regional President
BB&T

Jason Anderson, Business Banker
First Citizens Bank & Trust

Richard Brenner, CEO
Image Wizards, LLC

Joe Clark, Chief Administrative & Legal Officer
Truliant Federal Credit Union

Robert Clark
Winston-Salem City Council

Rob Cook, President
Russell & Cook Insurance

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

Tom Ferrell
Aero8, Inc.

Lee Garrity, Manager
City of Winston-Salem

Mike Hauser, President & COO
Piedmont Federal Savings Bank

Tom Hazelwood, Managing Partner
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

Dr. Pamela L. Jennings, CEO
CONSTRUKTS, Inc.

C.J. Johnson, President
Winston-Salem Dash

Allen Joines, President
Winston-Salem Alliance

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

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

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, President
Bell, Davis & Pitt, PA

Dennis Pollard, Vice President, Manufacturing
Herbalife Manufacturing, LLC

Patti Shugart, Executive Vice President
Carolina Liquid Chemistries Corp.

Rob Simon, President
Windsor Jewelers

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

Ken Walker, Winston-Salem Facility Manager
Progress Rail – A Caterpillar Company

Dudley Watts, Manager
Forsyth County

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

Jason Wenker, Partner
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP


CHAMBER PRESIDENT

Mark Owens, President & CEO
Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce