• 2017 Advisory Board of Directors

    The Advisory Board of Directors is comprised of 27 seats, focusing specifically on small business and diversity. In addition, three seats are reserved for liaisons from the High Point Economic Development Corporation, High Point City Council and Guilford County Commissioners.



    Carlos Olvera
    SERVPRO of High Point

    Phil Driscoll
    Immediate Past Chairman
    Retired - American Express

    Brian Gavigan
    Wyatt Early Harris Wheeler, LLP

    Patrick Chapin
    President & CEO, Ex-Officio 
    Business High Point - Chamber of Commerce

    Rachel Moss Gauldin
    Business High Point - Chamber of Commerce


    Standing Members

    Mayor - Bill Bencini
    City of High Point

    City Manager - Greg Demko
    City of High Point



    Tom Conley
    High Point Market Authority

    Loren Hill
    High Point Economic Development Corporation

    Jay Wagner
    High Point City Council



    Board Members

    Eric Abeles
    Marsh McLennan Agency

    Dr. James Anderson
    Cornerstone Health Care

    Heather Bowers Cross
    Fidelity Bank

    Ed Cross
    Wells Fargo Bank

    Kristin Dailey
    Truliant Federal Credit Union

    Maria Harkins

    Mark Harris

    Marty Heim
    Marty Designs

    Carol Jollay
    Jollay Design

    Barry Kitley
    High Point University

    Darlene Leonard
    Smith Leonard, PLLC

    Lynn Lomax
    YMCA of High Point

    Julie Messner
    International Market Centers

    Joel Mills
    Advanced Homecare

    Denise Potter
    High Point Regional

    Mark Prince
    First Point/GMA

    Louis Rivera
    Wells Fargo Advisors

    Wayne Rutherford
    Redell Brown Enterprises, Inc.

    Roger Sims
    New York Life Insurance

    Tom Spencer
    City of High Point

    Rev. Frank Thomas
    Mt. Zion Baptist Church

    Megan Ward
    High Point Enterprise

    Lynn Wellborn
    North State




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