Board of Directors

2018-19 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chair: Jim Rasmussen, Morrow Insurance Agency
Past Chair: Will Buie, WGLA Engineering
Chair-Elect: Steve Gwaltney, First Citizens Bank
Treasurer: Stan Cooper, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Economic Investment Fund: Chip Gould, Cason Companies
President & CEO: Brittany Brady, HCPED

Elected & Appointed Directors

Craig DeBrew, Duke Energy
Don Hallingse, PSNC Energy
Chris Hykin, Smartrac
Nathan Kennedy, BB&T
Brigid Rich, Blue Ridge Southern Railroad
Lindsay Thompson, The Van Winkle Law Firm
Beau Waddell, Reaben Oil Company
Brynn Francis, IMOCO Inc.
Carsten Erkel, Elkamet
Kelly Hollifield, Dampp Chaser
Zach Cooper, Cooper Construction Company
Deborah Pressley, Friday Staffing Services

Ex-Officio Directors

Councilman Hugh Clark, Town of Fletcher
Chairman Michael Edney, Henderson County Board of Commissioners
Mayor Chae Davis, Town of Mills River
Dr. Laura Leatherwood, Blue Ridge Community College
Mayor Carey O’Cain, Town of Laurel Park
Mayor Bob Staton, Village of Flat Rock
Mayor Barbara Volk, City of Hendersonville
Superintendent Bo Caldwell, Henderson County Public Schools