David Fountain

Duke Energy Senior Vice President, Legal, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary

James Hansen

PNC Bank Regional President - Eastern Carolinas

D. Russell Harris

PSNC Energy President and COO

Thomas J. Heiks

Fifth Third Bank Head of Commercial Middle Market & Regional President (North Carolina)

Chair

Frank B. Holding, Jr.

First Citizens Bank Chairman & CEO

C. Howard Nye

Martin Marietta Chairman, President & CEO

Sepideh Saidi, PE

SEPI Engineering & Construction President, CEO

Jule Smith

Fred Smith Company President

Derek B. Steed

Glen Raven, Inc. Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel

Gregory A. Winkler

Wells Fargo Regional Business Banking Manager

S. Lewis Ebert

NC Chamber President and CEO