Our Board of Trustees

Richard Battle

Office Leader, Elliott Davis

Reginald Bean

Marketing & Community Relations Chair

VP of Culture, Engagement & Stewardship, Coca-Cola Consolidated

Kristin Hills Bradberry

Governance Chair

Partner, Greenway Group

Bobby Chesney

Compensation Chair

Executive VP, Southeast Region Leader, PNC

Brian S. Cromwell

Partner, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein

Dena R. Diorio

Mecklenburg County Manager

Bobby Drakeford

Development Director, The Drakeford Company

Julie Eiselt

Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Charlotte

Charlie Elberson

VP, Insights Strategist, Wray Ward Marketing Communications

Jonathan D. Feit

Partner, James, McElroy & Diehl

Erin Lavely Fisher

Lead Director, Key Client Management, Allianz

John Giannuzzi

Carolinas Managing Partner, Deloitte

Jeffrey Hay

Board Chair

Corporate & Securities Practice Group Leader, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Renee Hobart

Education Chair

Hobart Financial Group

Jerri Kallam

Director, Wells Fargo

Michelle Y. Lee

EVP, Head of Eastern Region Consumer Banking, Wells Fargo

Portia Sherman MacKinnon

SVP, Advanced Solutions & Digital Banking Business Planning & Controls Executive, Bank of America

Susanne H. McGuire

Community Volunteer

Barbara Meeks

Development Chair

Moore & Van Allen

Gail Sharps Myers

EVP, General Counsel, CCO & Sec., American Tire Distributors, Inc.

George A. Raftelis

Raftelis Financial Consultants

Courtney D. Rogers

Civic Leader

Matthew Salisbury


Business Consultant

Anjali Shah

Strategic Advisor

Scott Tozier

Facilities Chair

Executive VP and CFO, Albemarle Corporation

Kevin R. White


Partner, Ernst & Young LLP