Our Members

Valedictorian

Bob Barnhill

Chairman, Barnhill Contracting Company

John R. Belk

Board Chair, The Belk Foundation

Ann B. Goodnight

Chair, Goodnight Educational Foundation

Gregg Lowe

CEO, Wolfspeed

Magna Cum Laude

Allison Cornwell Moss

President, Stephen L. Cornwell Foundation

Tyler Grodi

CEO, Coastal Credit Union

Eldridge C. Hanes

Retired CEO, The Russ Companies

Tom Nelson

Chairman, President & CEO, National Gypsum Company

Art Pope

Chairman & CEO, Variety Wholesalers, Inc.

Chuck Purvis

Retired CEO, Coastal Credit Union

Eddie Smith

Chairman, Grady-White

Anna Spangler Nelson

Chairman, Spangler Foundation

Will Sutton

President & Director, Truist Leadership Institute

Jim Triandiflou

Founder, The Penny Project

Corporate Contribution

Bank of America

Honors Society

Easter Maynard

Board Chair, Golden Corral Corporation/IMC

Ward Nye

President & CEO, Martin Marietta

Pat Riley

President & CEO, Allen Tate Companies

Student Body President

Carl Armato

CEO, Novant Health System

Peter Bristow

President, First Citizens Bank

Nelle P. Hotchkiss

COO, Association Services, North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives

Chip S. Mahan

Chairman & CEO, Live Oak Bank

Dave Regnery

Chairman & CEO, Trane Technologies

Class President

Juan Austin

Senior VP, Wells Fargo Foundation

Zach Clayton

CEO, Three Ships

Thomas W. Dickson

Chairman, The Dickson Foundation

Kellie J. Falk

Managing Director, Drucker & Falk

Don Flow

CEO, Flow Automotive

Tim J. Gabel

CEO, RTI International

Leroy Lail

Chairman & CEO, Hickory Furniture

Walter McDowell

Retired CEO, Wachovia - Carolinas & Virginia

DL McMichael, Jr.

CEO, McMichael Mills

Jim Melvin

Chairman, Joseph M. Bryan Foundation

David Neill

President, Bob Neill Inc.

Temple Sloan, Jr.

CEO, The Sloan Family Foundation

Laura Smith

President & CEO, Foundation for the Carolinas

Tunde Sotunde

CEO, BCBSNC

Scott Sullivan

Retired Co-Founder, Cameron Management

Paul Wiles

Retired CEO, Novant Health Systems

Corporate Contribution

MetLife

Teacher's Pet

Greg Alcorn

CEO, Global Contact Services

Marilyn Broyhill Beach

President, James T. and Louise R. Broyhill Foundation

Mollie Brugh

Retired CEO, Marsh Furniture Company

Joe Budd

CEO, The Budd Group

John Burress

Retired Business Owner, John W. Burress

F. Hudnall Christopher

Retired Executive VP, Reynolds Tobacco

Derick Close

CEO, Springs Creative

Douglas Kahn

Managing Partner, Mistdoda Capital

Kelly King

Retired CEO, Truist

Bonita McClure

Community Investment Manager, TELUS Consumer Goods

Julian "Bubba" Rawl

Owner, Preston Development

John Replogle

Partner, One Better Ventures

Jason Sandner

CEO, Curi

Sara Spencer

Vice President, Real Estate Development & Innovation, Walmart

Robert Spillman, Jr.

Chairman & CEO, Bassett Furniture Industries

David Spitz

CEO, ChannelAdvisor Corp.

Ben Sutton

Founder & Chairman, Teall Capital

John C. Whitaker, Jr.

INV

J. Bradley Wilson

Retired CEO, BCBSNC

Friends of BEST NC

John Atkins

CEO, O'Brien Atkins

Rye Barcott

Managing Director, Double Time Capital

Doug Bassett

Executive Vice President & COO, Vaughan-Bassett Furniture

Graham Bennett

CEO, Quality Oil Company

Brenda Berg

President & CEO, BEST NC

Abha Bowers

CEO, Walk West

Erskine Bowles

Co-Founder, Carousel Capital

Jud Bowman

Founder & CEO, Sift Media

Brad Brinegar

Chairman, McKinney

Chester H. Brown, III

President, Brown Investment Properties

Andy Brown

President, Twin City Warehouses

Rountree Collett, Jr.

President & COO, Bernhardt Furniture

Don Curtis

Chairman & CEO, Curtis Media Group

Paul Fulton

Chairman, Bassett Furniture Industries

David Gardner

Founding Partner, CoFounders Capital

Clay Grubb

President, Grubb Properties

David Howard

Partner, Windsor Investments, LLC

Corey Hutcherson

VP of Operations, Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce

Burney Jennings

Executive Chair, Biscuitville Fresh Southern

Stan Kelly

Retired CEO, Wells Fargo

Phil Kirk

Retired President, NC Chamber of Commerce

Mark Lawson

President, Cary Chamber of Commerce

Al Lineberry, Jr.

President, Gainesberry, LLC

Jennifer W. Martineau, Ph.D

President & Founder, Leap & Inspire Global

Ed Pleasants

Retired CEO, Pleasants Hardware

Brian Reid

Triangle President, TowneBank

Donna Rhode

Community Relations Leader, Vaco

John K. Snider

President & CEO, Snider Fleet Solutions

Smedes York

Chairman, York Properties