The Executive Committee is comprised of key volunteer leadership at the Center for Private Business and a representative from each corporate sponsor.
Stan Kelly, Chair of the Center for Private Business
Drew Hancock, Vice-Chair of the Center for Private Business
Todd Johnson, Vice-President at Wake Forest University
Kate Reece, Director of the Center for Private Business
Darlene Leonard, Managing Partner, Smith Leonard PLLC
Leslie Hayes, Regional President, Wells Fargo Bank
Frank Holding, CEO, First Citizens Bank
Don Flow, Chairman & CEO, Flow Automotive Companies
David Weaver, Senior Executive Vice President, BB&T
Steve Berlin, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Steve Crist, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
Thomas Boothby, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
Business Leader Forum Advocates
Business Leader Forum is a critical part of the recipe for success at the Center for Private Business. Therefore, we have created a statewide group of Forum Advocates.
*Denotes current participant in a CPB Business Leader Forum group.
Legacy Leadership Circle
The Legacy Leadership Circle consists of business leaders across the state of North Carolina who have shared their story with Center members through the Legacy Speaker Series.
Don Flow & Vic Flow, Flow Automotive Companies
Ben Sutton, ISP Sports / IMG College
Graham Bennett, Quality Oil Company
Pat Rodgers, Rodgers Builders
Andy Warlick, Parkdale Mills
Allen Gant, Glen Raven
Ann Garner Riddle & Family, Garner Foods
Jon Bell, Bell Partners Inc.
Ed Weisiger, Carolina CAT
Russ Stephenson, Stephenson Millwork
Sepi Saidi, SEPI Engineering & Construction
Tana Greene, The Greene Group, Charlotte
Joe Budd & Yasser Youssef, The Budd Group
Scott Richardson, Village Tavern
Claire Calvin, The Porch & Alma Mexicana
Marcus Smith, Speedway Motorsports Inc.
Riley Skinner & Chip Skinner, Skinner Bros. Realty Co.
Jill Marcus, Something Classic Catering