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Board of Directors

Executive Committee 2015

CHAIR - John Green, Iredell Health System

PAST CHAIR - Randy Welch, Duke Energy

TREASURER - Alex Walker, Walker, Robinson & Clark

Vice Chair  BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (Chair Elect) -  Brian Nicolay, Flow Automotive 

Vice Chair PUBLIC POLICY –  Dustin McCrary, Law offices of Dustin McCrary

Vice Chair TROUTMAN BUSINESS COUNCIL - Jan Comer, Engineered Sintered Components

Vice Chair SPECIAL EVENTS – Caroline Brown, AlarmSouth

Vice Chair EDUCATION - Susie Wiberg, Iredell Statesville Schools

Vice Chair MEMBERSHIP – Mae Jackson, Piedmont HealthCare


Board of Directors and Terms


Terms Expiring 2015

Mike Neader, McDonalds 

Jan Comer, Engineered Sintered Components

Tim Brewer, Mitchell Community College

John Gallina, Purple Heart Homes

Susie Wiberg, Iredell Statesville Schools

Mae Jackson, Piedmont HealthCare   

Melinda Childress, Banner Drug

Dave Rausch, Kewaunee Scientific


Terms Expiring 2016

Doug Hendrix, blueharbor bank

Rich Gustin, Amesbury

Pritesh Nagaraji, Comfort Inn

Caroline Brown, AlarmSouth

Brian Sohovich, Edward Jones Investments

John Green, Iredell Health System

Jason Cole, Twisted Oak American Bar and Grille

Brian Nicolay, Flow Automotive


Terms Expiring 2017

Freddie Morrison, City of Statesville

Dustin McCrary, Law Offices of Dustin McCrary

Mary Palmes, Coldwell Banker

Alex Walker, Walker, Robinson and Clark

Joe Wegmiller, Goodyear Tire & Rubber

Chad French, Davis Regional Medical Center


One Year appointments

John Koppelmeyer - Children's Hope Alliance 

Cassie Hansley – First Citizens Bank


Ex Officio (non-voting)  Member

Ron Smith (County Manager)
Larry Pressley (City Manager – Statesville)
Ann Bailie (Town Manager – Troutman)
Nancy Keith (Cooperative Extension)
Mike Smith (SRD)
Marin Tomlin (DSDC)
Jamie Knebel (Ambassadors)
CVB representative