Newell Clark

Mayor, City of Lexington, North Carolina

Tracey Greene-Washington

President of Indigo Innovation Group
Founder, CoThinkk
Former Director of Special Initiatives, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust


Ferrel Guillory – Vice Chair and Editorial Advisor

Executive Director, Program in Public Life & Professor of the Practice of Journalism, UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Author, Reporter, and Former Editor of the Editorial Page, News & Observer Member, NC Journalism Hall of Fame


Gerry Hancock – Chair and Publisher

Attorney and Partner, Everett Gaskins Hancock LLP
Former Member, North Carolina Senate
Founding Chair, Public School Forum of North Carolina


Andrew Holton – Treasurer/Secretary

Managing Principal, Rivermont Capital
Former Senior Adviser to Janet Cowell, State Treasurer of North Carolina

Dr. Patrick Miller

Superintendent, Green County Schools
2019 A. Craig Phillips Superintendent of the Year

Mebane Rash

 Mebane Rash – CEO, President, and Editor-in-Chief



Chris William

Executive Producer and Moderator, Carolina Business Review