2020-21 National Advisory Board

Jack Cecil (Chair)

Biltmore Farms LLC
President and CEO

Abdul Rasheed

FVW Opportunities, CEO
Senior Advisor to Board of Directors

Brad Wilson

BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina
CEO Emeritus

Carol Mattocks

Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention
Founding Chair

Henry McKoy

NCCU School of Business
Director of Entrepreneurship and Faculty

Hope Williams

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities
President

Honorable James B. Hunt, Jr. (Emeritus)

Governor, North Carolina (1977-1985, 1993-2001)

Juvencio Rocha-Peralta

Association of Mexicans in North Carolina, Inc. (AMEXCAN)
Executive Director/Founder

Louis Martin-Vega

North Carolina State University
Dean of Engineering

Mark Fleming

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Vice President

Maurice Smith

Local Government Federal Credit Union
CEO

Peter Brunstetter

Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy
Executive Director

Peter Hans

Ex-Officio
University of North Carolina System
President

Peter Harries

North Carolina State University
Dean, Graduate School

Randy Woodson

Ex-Officio
North Carolina State University
Chancellor

Reginald B. Henderson

Lowe’s
Vice President, Government Affairs

Robin Cummings

University of North Carolina-Pembroke
Chancellor

Ruben Carbonell

Kenan Institute
Director

Sandy Merkel DeJames

Harmonize Strategy
President and CEO

Stephen G. De May

Duke Energy
State President - North Carolina

Tony McLean Brown

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG)
Principal

Warwick Arden

Ex-Officio
North Carolina State University
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost