The Initiative Board

James Speed
Chairman
Durham
President & CEO, Retired
North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company

William Wilson
Vice Chairman
Sanford
Attorney at Law
Wilson & Reives Attorneys at Law

Sharon Jeffries-Jones
Treasurer
Winston-Salem
Director of CRA/Community Development
BB&T

Joanna LeClair
Secretary
Raleigh
Senior Vice President
Community Development Manager – Carolinas Region
Wells Fargo Bank

P.E. Bazemore
Emeritus
Monroe
Councilman
Monroe City Council

Fannie Corbett
Emeritus
Wilson
Emeritus Director
Wilson Community Improvement Association

Nikitra S. Bailey
Durham
Executive Vice President
Center for Responsible Lending

Ted Edwards
Durham
Principal
The Banks Law Firm

Nation Hahn
Raleigh
Chief Growth Officer
EducationNC

Karla Haynes
Shelby
Executive Director
Cleveland County CDC

Tara Kenchen
Raleigh
Chief Executive Officer
N.C. Community Development Initiative

Louise Mack
Concord
Executive Director
Prosperity Unlimited, Inc.

Jeanne Tedrow
Raleigh
President and CEO
NC Center for Nonprofits

Tyler Mulligan
Chapel Hill
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Government

Initiative Capital Board

William Wilson
Chairman
Sanford
Attorney at Law
Wilson & Reives Attorneys at Law

Louise Mack
Vice Chairman
Concord
Executive Director
Prosperity Unlimited, Inc.

Sharon Jeffries-Jones
Treasurer
Winston-Salem
Director of CRA/Community Development
BB&T

Selina Mack
Secretary
Durham
Executive Director
Durham Community Land Trustees

Tara Kenchen
Raleigh
Chief Executive Officer
N.C. Community Development Initiative

James Speed
Durham
President & CEO, Retired
N.C. Mutual Life Insurance Company

Napoleon Wallace
Detroit
Executive Staff
The Kresge Foundation

Ted Edwards
Durham
Principal
The Banks Law Firm 

Joanna LeClair
Raleigh
Senior Vice President
Community Development Manager – Carolinas Region
Wells Fargo Bank

Many thanks to our sponsors

BB&T Oak Foundation Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Wells Fargo Triangle Community Foundation PNC Suntrust Kate B Reynolds Charitable Trust NeighborWorks America