Board Members

Board Members

2021 Board of Directors

Chair
Anita Bachmann
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, North Carolina CEO

Cantey Alexander
Truist, Triad Regional President

Allen Atchley
Volvo Financial Services, Vice President Global Strategy Head of VFS Innovation Lab

Scott Baxter
Kontoor Brands, President & CEO

Beth Boulton
Boulton Creative, Creative Director

Danny Brown
United Maintenance Group, President and Owner

Mark Caldwell
Global Brands Group, Executive Vice President, Finance

Pete Callahan
J.P. Morgan Chase, Market Executive

Ivan Canada
NCCJ of the Piedmont Triad, Executive Director

Dawn Chaney
Chaney Properties, Owner

Manny Clark
Fox Rothschild, Associate

Dr. Robin Coger
North Carolina A&T State University, Dean, College of Engineering

Bill Collins
HAECO Americas, President, HAECO Americas

Dr. Sharon Contreras
Guilford County Schools, Superintendent

Adam Currie
First Bank, Regional President, EVP

Dr. Larry Czarda
Greensboro College, President

Abby Donnelly
The Leadership & Legacy Group, Founder

Jada Monica Drew
Social Designs LLC, CEO

Ursula Dudley Oglesby
Dudley Beauty Corp, LLC, CEO

Adam Duggins
New Page Capital, Managing Partner

Nathan Duggins
Tuggle Duggins P.A., Director

David Edwards
First National Bank, Regional Market Executive, President Piedmont Region

Derek Ellington
Wells Fargo, Head of Small Business Banking

Beth Fischer
UNC Greensboro, Vice Chancellor of University Advancement

Geoff Foster
Core Technology Molding Corporation, President & CEO

David Gansberg
Arch Capital Group Ltd., CEO

Preston Hammock
Cone Health, President, Moses Cone Hospital SVP of Cone Health

Jarvis T. Harris
R. Steve Bowden & Associates, Attorney

Doug Hassman
VF Corporation, Vice President, Global Tax

Vern Hawkins
Syngenta Crop Protection, PLLC, President

Rhonda Joyce
American National Bank & Trust Co., EVP/Regional President

Nancy King Quaintance
Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants & Hotels, Vice President

Curt Ladig
Delta Dental of North Carolina, President and CEO

CC Lamberth
C2Contractors LLC
President

Wanda Lea
The P&G Manufacturing Co.
Director of Supply Network Operations-Oral Care

Wilson Lester
Partners In Equity
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

John Martin
Fourth Elm Construction
Partner and Co-Founder

Phil Petros
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Assurance Partner

Claudel Pressa
The Carroll Companies, COO

Karl Robinson
R&R Transportation, President & CEO

Susan Schwartz
The Cemala Foundation, Executive Director

Susan Shumaker
Cone Health Foundation, President

Tammy Simmons
Machine Specialties, Inc., Vice President Marketing & Culture

Robert (Bob) Singer
Brooks Pierce, Attorney at Law

Sherri Thomas
Truliant Federal Credit Union, Chief Administrative Officer

Clifford Thompson
Thompson Traders, Inc., President

Stafford Thompson
Lincoln Financial Group, SVP Life Product Management

Brian Vannoy
Allegacy Federal Credit Union, EVP/ Chief Credit & Risk Officer

Suzanne Walsh
Bennett College, President

Andy Zimmerman
AZ Development. Owner

Ex Officio

The Honorable Skip Alston
Guilford County Board of Commissioners Chairman

Michael Halford
Guilford County County Manager

The Honorable Nancy Vaughan
City of Greensboro Mayor

Chris Wilson
City of Greensboro, Interim City Manager

Walt Yates
MassMutual Carolinas, Financial Advisor

Action Greensboro Advisory Board

Chair
Susan Schwartz
The CEMALA Foundation, Executive Director

Catherine Burnett
The Phillips Foundation, Chief Operating Officer

J. Edward Kitchen (Ed)
Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greater GSO, VP & COO

Robert O. Klepfer, Jr. (Bob)
Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation, Executive Director

Jim Melvin
Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greater GSO, President

Elizabeth C. Phillips
The Phillips Foundation, Executive Director

H. Walker Sanders
Community Foundation of Greater GSO, President

Susan Shumaker
Cone Health Foundation, President

Governmental Affairs Committee

Chair
Ryan Blackledge 
Cone Health, Director of Governmental Affairs

Justin Clayton
UnitedHealth Group, Vice President, State Governmental Affairs

Doug Copeland

Bill Collins
HAECO Americas, President

Jay DeVaney
Nexsen Pruet, Board Certified Real Property Law

Eric Eley
Johnson Controls, Inc., Regional Strategic Account Executive

Joel Mills
AdaptHealth, Chief People Officer & Regional President

Kelly Cushman
ITG Brands LLC, SVP, Corporate Affairs

Mark Prince
Guilford Merchants Association / FirstPoint, President & CEO

Michael Walker
AT&T North Carolina, Regional Director – External Affairs

Ex-Officio

Nikki Baker
University of North Carolina – Greensboro, Office of the Chancellor
Director of Federal and External Affairs

Nora Carr
Guilford County Schools, Chief Operating Officer

Jon Decker
City of Greensboro, Director, Budget & Evaluation

Jason Jones
Guilford County Government, Assistant County Manager

Dr. Oliver Thomas
N.C. A&T State University, Director of External Affairs, Office of the Chancellor
Governmental Affairs Liaison

Marlene Sanford
Triad Real Estate & Building Industry Coalition (TREBIC), President

Member Engagement Advisory Board

Chair
Sherri Thomas
Truliant Federal Credit Union, SVP Human Resources and Organizational Development

David Allen
Pinnacle Financial Partners, Regional President

Phil Barnhill
East Greensboro NOW, Executive Vice President

Jennifer Bowden
R. Steve Bowden & Associates, Attorney at Law

Kevin Briody
Center for Creative Leadership, VP, Global Marketing

Taylor Butler
CT Wilson Construction Co., Inc., Business Development Director

Teresa Davis
NC A&T State University, Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations

Jada Monica Drew
Social Designs LLC, CEO

Damien Gorham
M&F Bank, VP, Senior Commercial Loan Officer

Courtney Payne
Bank of America / Merrill Lynch, SVP, Triad NC Market Manager

Ricardo Siordia
BB&T Wealth Management, Vice President / Wealth Lending Officer II

Steve Swetoha
Greensboro Swarm, Team President

Gerald Walden Jr.
The Fresh Market, VP & Head of Legal
Ex-Officio, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Director

Chad Oakley
Charles Aris

Niral Patel
Solus, LED President

Dr. Sudhakar Puvvada
Dream Catcher Innovation Labs, Co-Founder

Joe Rotondi
Forge Greensboro, Executive Director

David Sar
Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard, LLP

Todd Starcevich

Ex-Officio

Nancy Hoffmann
District 4 Council Member, City of Greensboro

Launch Greensboro Advisory Board

Chair
Clifford Thompson
Thompson Traders

Manny Clark
Fox Rothschild, LLP

Tara Darnley
Darlyng & Co., CEO

Adam Duggins
New Page Capital

Kelli Frazier
We are LMS

T.J. Jones
Ember Tribe

Jonathan Lee Kelly
Asymmetric Holdings

Dr. Thaddeus McEwen
Professor/Entrepreneurship Director, NC A&T State University

Alyssa Martina
Elon University Doherty Center for CreativityChair

Ryan Blackledge
Cone Health, Director of Governmental Affairs

Justin Clayton
UnitedHealth Group, Vice President, State Governmental Affairs

Doug Copeland

Bill Collins
HAECO Americas, President

Jay DeVaney
Nexsen Pruet, Board Certified Real Property Law

Eric Eley
Johnson Controls, Inc., Regional Strategic Account Executive

Joel Mills
AdaptHealth, Chief People Officer & Regional President

Kelly Cushman
ITG Brands LLC, SVP, Corporate Affairs

Mark Prince
Guilford Merchants Association / FirstPoint, President & CEO

Michael Walker
AT&T North Carolina, Regional Director – External Affairs

Finance Committee

Chair
David Gansberg
Arch Capital Group Ltd., CEO

Andy Barrow
Cone Health, Vice President, Financial Services

Ashleigh Greene
Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

Clarence McDonald
Wells Fargo, Senior Vice President

David Miller
Ernst & Young LLP, Senior Manager Assurance Services

Phillip Petros
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Partner

Diane Rumley
Leeper, Kean & Rumley, LLP, Partner

Jose` Sandoval
American National Bank & Trust, Customer Support Manager/Banking Officer

Stafford Thompson
Lincoln Financial Group, SVP Life Product Management

Executive Committee

Chair
Anita Hughes Bachmann
UnitedHealthcare Community & State, NC, CEO

Scott Baxter
Kontoor Brands, President & CEO

Beth Boulton
Boulton Creative, Creative Director

Ivan Canada
NCCJ of the Piedmont Triad, Executive Director

Dr. Robin Coger
North Carolina A&T State University, Dean of the College of Engineering

Derek Ellington
Wells Fargo, Head of Small Business Banking

David Gansberg
Arch Capital Group Ltd., CEO

Jarvis T. Harris
R. Steve Bowden & Associates, Attorney

Rhonda Joyce
American National Bank & Trust Co., EVP/Regional President

C.C. Lamberth
C2Contractors, President

Susan Schwartz
The CEMALA Foundation, Executive Director

Sherri Thomas
Truliant Federal Credit Union, Chief Human Resources and Organizational Development Officer

Clifford Thompson
Thompson Traders, Inc., President

Ex Officio

Michael Halford
Guilford County, County Manager

Chris Wilson
City of Greensboro, Interim City Manager

Circle of Champions

Platinum
Gold
Silver

Kelly Office Solutions

Staunton Capital, Inc.

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Ralph Lauren

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