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, Retired from Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Economic Investment Fund: Chip Gould, Cason Companies
President & CEO: Brittany Brady, HCPED

Elected & Appointed Directors

Zach Cooper, Cooper Construction Company
Craig DeBrew, Duke Energy
Carsten Erkel, Elkamet
Brynn Francis, IMOCO Inc.
Don Hallingse, PSNC Energy
Kelly Hollifield, Dampp Chaser
Chris Hykin, SMARTRAC
Nathan Kennedy, BB&T
Kelly Leonard, Entegra Bank
Deborah Pressley, Friday Staffing Services
Brigid Rich, Logistic Specialist
Anderson Ellis, The Van Winkle Law Firm
Beau Waddell, Reaben Oil Company

Ex-Officio Directors

Superintendent Bo Caldwell, Henderson County Public Schools
Councilman Hugh Clark, Town of Fletcher
Mayor Chae Davis, Town of Mills River
Chairman Grady Hawkins, Henderson County Board of Commissioners
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