Board of Directors

James K. Wiley


Jim is President of Beacon Street Development Co., Inc., a company focused on developing walkable neighborhoods and renewing residential housing areas. He was born and raised in Raleigh and graduated … Continue reading

Smith Andrews

Vice Chairman

Smith is a Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. He was born and raised in Raleigh and graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.A. degree in Political … Continue reading

Larry Caison


Partner at Maddison & Caison, LLP, Larry graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Business Administration in 1978. After spending four years with … Continue reading

Tameka Reed


Tameka is a Community Consultant with Community Development Banking for PNC Bank right here in Raleigh. She specializes in helping organizations that are engaged in affordable housing, economic development, neighborhood … Continue reading

Bill Kaack

Bill is Vice President of Major Accounts for the direct sales organization and the Alliance partner organization for Wolters Kluwer Financial Services (formerly Bankers Systems, Inc.). Serving as the Financial … Continue reading

Ben McLawhorn

Ben works for the North Carolina Office of the State Controller and currently holds the position of Risk Mitigation Services Manager.  Born in eastern North Carolina, he earned his Bachelor … Continue reading

Jule Smith

Jule Smith is President of Fred Smith Company, delivering excellence in construction for over 80 years. Fred Julius “Jule” Smith, III grew up in Johnston County, NC.  After graduating from … Continue reading