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Foundation For The Carolinas Governing Board

Foundation For The Carolinas' Governing Board is tasked with the full fiduciary responsibility of the Foundation, including asset development, management, and investment; development of business alliances and oversight of donor services. The board also provides vision for civic leadership and regional philanthropy.


2008

G. Kennedy Thompson, Chair
Retired President and CEO
Wachovia Corporation

Harvey Gantt, Immediate Past Chair
Managing Partner
Gantt Huberman Architects, PLLC 

Mark Bernstein
Parker Poe Adams and Bernstein LLP

Catherine P. Bessant
President of Global Corporate Banking
Bank of America

Angela Bower
Civic Leader

H. W. Close
Consultant
The Springs Close Foundation, Inc.

Michael R. Coltrane
Former CEO
CT Communications

Alvaro G. de Molina
Chief Executive Officer
GMAC Financial Services

Alan T. Dickson
Director and Former Chairman of the Board
Ruddick Corporation

Polly C. Jackson
Civic Leader

C. Ray Kennedy
Chairman, President and CEO
American Product Distributors

Martha R. Plaster
Civic Leader

Sally D. Robinson
Civic Leader

Patricia A. Rodgers
President and CEO
Rodgers Builders, Inc.

James E. Rogers
Chairman, President and CEO
Duke Energy Corporation

Lori Levine Sklut
Civic Leader

Tom E. Smith
Retired CEO
Food Lion

Geraldine Sumter
Managing Partner
Ferguson Stein Chambers Gresham and Sumter, PA

 

2009-2010 Governing Board

Catherine P. Bessant, Chair
Bank of America

G. Kennedy Thompson, Immediate Past Chair (2009)
Retired, Wachovia Corporation 

Harvey Gantt (2009)
Gantt Huberman Architects, PLLC

Ruth Shaw, Ph.D., Past Chair
Civic Leader

Angela Bower
Civic Leader

Ron Carter, Ph.D.
Johnson C. Smith University

H. W. Close (2009)
The Springs Close Foundation, Inc.

Michael R. Coltrane
Retired, CT Communications

Alan T. Dickson
Ruddick Corporation

W. Barnes Hauptfuhrer
Chapter IV Investors

Polly C. Jackson
Civic Leader

Chris Kearney (2010)
SPX Corporation

C. Ray Kennedy
American Product Distributors

Todd Mansfield (2010)
Crosland

Cynthia Marshall
AT&T North Carolina

Sally D. Robinson (2009)
Civic Leader

Patricia A. Rodgers (2009)
Rodgers Builders, Inc.

James E. Rogers
Duke Energy Corporation

Laura Schulte (2010)
Wells Fargo-Wachovia

Bertram Scott (2010)
CIGNA

Lori Levine Sklut
Civic Leader

Tom E. Smith
Retired, Food Lion

 

Incoming Board Chair


Catherine P. Bessant, President of Global Corporate Banking for
Bank of America, is
Chair-Elect of Foundation For The Carolina's Governing Board.