Board of Directors

Retired, Director City of Raleigh Inspections

Larry Strickland worked for the City of Raleigh for over 34 years before retiring in the spring of 2011. At the time of his retirement, he was the Director of the Raleigh Inspections...

Vice Chairman
Beacon Street Development Co., Inc.

Jim Wiley is President of Beacon Street Development, a real estate development company focused on building walkable neighborhoods and infill residential housing. He was born and...

Owner, Char-Grill Companies

Mahlon Aycock has been a Co-Owner and Operator of Char-Grill Restaurants, Inc for 38 years. He’s lived in the Raleigh Area since 1975 and graduated from Atlantic Christian College...

Pinna, Johnston & Burwell, PA

Matt Black is an attorney and concentrates his practice in the areas of business law, real estate and estate planning.  He grew up in Raleigh and received an undergraduate degree...

Assistant Secretary
Transportation Engineer,
NCDOT, Transportation Planning Branch

Frances Bisby is currently a Transportation Engineer and Coordinator for the Fayetteville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization within NCDOT's Transportation Planning Branch. She...

Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

Smith Andrews is a Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network in Raleigh. He was born and raised in Raleigh and graduated from NC State University with a B.A. degree in Political Science...

CEO, Trackur

Andy Beal is the CEO of Trackur, a leading social media monitoring software company. The coauthor of Radically Transparent, Andy Beal has spent almost 15 years in the internet...

Partner, Madison & Caison, LLP
Life & Career Transitions Coach, Crosswalk

Karin Cross is an HR Professional turned Life Coach.  She helps others recognize and engage their passions and strengths as they transition into the workforce, into retirement,...

Vice President
Major Accounts for Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
Risk Mitigation Services Manager
State of North Carolina - Office of the State Controller, Raleigh, North Carolina
Community Consultant
Community Development Banking for PNC Bank
Chief Operating Officer, Fred Smith Company