Advisory Board

The SBTDC Advisory Board system is comprised of a Statewide Advisory Board and ten Regional Advisory Boards. The Statewide Advisory Board membership includes the 10 Regional Advisory Board Chairs and 15-20 at-large representatives with extensive economic development and/or business experience. Board members help the SBTDC keep in touch with small to mid-sized business needs, improve services and programs, educate state and regional stakeholders and advocate on behalf of the business community.

The following individuals currently serve on the SBTDC’s Statewide Advisory Board:

At-Large Representatives

Wendy Banks
Carolina Management Team
49 McDowell Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Horace Stimson
Chairman Emeritus
Developing Businesses, Inc.
P.O. Box 1099
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
John Chaffee
NC East Alliance
1020 Red Banks Rd #202
Greenville, NC 27858
Tom Robinson
ERD, Ltd.
705 Indeneer Drive
Kernersville, NC 27284-3547
Tyler Chaffee
Winston-Salem Business Inc.
1080 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Kevin O’Mara
Lundy-Fetterman School of Business Campbell University
165 Dr McKoy Rd.
Lillington, NC 27546
Walter Daniels
Daniels & Daniels P.A.
P.O. Drawer 12218
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Thomas Stith
District Director
U.S. Small Business Administration
6302 Fairview Rd., Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28210
Eileen Joyce
U.S. Small Business Administration
6302 Fairview Rd., Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28210

Regional Center Representatives

Appalachian-Foothills Regional Center
Ms. Rebecca (Becky) Loranger
Lakeside Project Solutions, LLC
405 N. Pilot Knob Road
Denver, NC 28037-8595
Northeastern Regional Center (Interim)
David Whitmer
Northeastern Workforce Development Board
Albemarle Commission
512 S. Church Street
Hertford, NC 27944
Cape Fear Regional Center
Nelson Morris
Kidzcare Pediatrics PC
5617 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28311
Northern & NE Piedmont Reg. Centers (Piedmont Triad Board)
Anderson Langford
Truliant Federal Credit Union
3200 Truliant Way
Winston-Salem NC 27103
Capital Regional Center
Wade Fulghum
NC State University
1021 Main Campus Drive, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27606
Southeastern Regional Center
Toya Wilson
NexGeneration Digital Marketing Agency
6017 Banded Tulip Drive
Wilmington, NC 28412
Central Carolina Regional Center
Peter Bishop
Municipal Building
425 S Lexington Ave
Burlington, NC 27215
Southern Piedmont Regional Center
Kenneth Curtis Paulus
REACT Innovations
1809 Browning Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28205
Eastern Regional Center
Jason Semple
Martin County Economic Development Corp.
415 East Boulevard
Williamston, NC 27892
Western Regional Center
Dr. Arthur Salido
Community & Economic Engagement & Innovation 560 HF Robinson
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee NC 28723
Northern & NE Piedmont Reg. Centers (Piedmont Triad Board)
Todd Hall, President
Truliant Federal Credit Union
3200 Truliant Way
Winston-Salem, NC 27103