Board of Directors

Officers 2016-2017

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President
Andrew Tate
Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development
330 North King St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone (828) 692-6373
Fax (828) 692-6658
Email
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Vice President
Steve Yost
The Southeastern Partnership
P.O. Box 2556
Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Phone (910) 862-8511
Cell (910) 991-5689
Email

Secretary/Treasurer
D. Mark Pope
Lenoir County Economic Development
101 North Queen Street
P.O. Box 897
Kinston, NC 28501
Phone (252) 527-1963
Email
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Immediate Past President
Ernest C. Pearson
Nexsen Pruet, LLC
4141 Parklake Ave., Ste. 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone (919) 755-1800
Fax (919) 890-4554
Email

Directors – 2017

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Brenda Daniels
ElectriCities of N.C., Inc.
1427 Meadow Wood Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone (919) 760-7027
Email
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Rick Kiernan
Convergent Nonprofit Solutions
1205 Filmore St.
Raleigh, NC 27605
Phone (919) 270-2137
Email
Gary Lanier
Gary Lanier
Columbus County Economic Development Commission
111 Washington St.
Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone (910) 640-6608
Email

Directors – 2018

Maureen Little
Maureen Little
NC Community College System
200 W.  Jones St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone (919) 807-7150
Email
John Nelms
John Nelms
Duke Energy
410 S. Wilmington St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone (919) 546-3394
Email
Raul Peralta
Raul Peralta
ECS Carolinas, LLP
4811 Koger Blvd.
Greensboro, NC 27407
Phone (336) 209-5923
Email

Directors – 2019


Adrienne Cole
Wake County Economic Development
800 S. Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone (919) 664-7041
Email
Randall Johnson
Randall Johnson
North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Southeastern Office
4006 Oleander Dr., Ste. 3B
Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone (910) 763-5747
Fax (910) 763-5749
Email

Jessica Martin-Lane
Martin-McGill, Inc.
55 Broad Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone (704) 968-1903
Email

Ex-Officio

Anthony M. Copeland
N.C. Department of Commerce
301 N. Wilmington St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone (919) 814-4600
Email
Bob Leak, Jr.
Winston-Salem Business Inc.
1080 W. Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Phone (336) 723-8955
Fax (336) 761-1069
Email
Chris Chung
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
15000 Weston Parkway
Cary, NC 27512
Phone (919) 447-7777
Email
John Peterson
NCEDA
1201 Edwards Mill Rd., Fourth Floor
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone (919) 882-1961
Fax (919) 834-7959
Email