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Board of Directors

NC TECH is overseen by a board of directors representing leaders from a variety of backgrounds, each bringing important skillsets and viewpoints to the table along with support from the organizations they represent.

They meet quarterly, around the time of NC TECH’s Signature Events, to review organization’s progress and make decisions affecting future direction. For more information about serving on the Board of Directors and/or to submit an Interest Form for future service CLICK HERE.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Republic Wireless
Paul Chunn - VP Information Technology
Chair

Beacon Technologies, Inc.
Mark Dirks - CEO | SVP
Vice-Chair

Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton
Larry Robbins - Partner
Secretary

Cherry Bekaert
Ron Wainwright, Jr. - Partner, National Leader - Credits/Accounting Methods
Treasurer

Accenture
Buffie Rodri - Managing Director
Member at Large

Intersouth Partners
Mitch Mumma - Managing General Partner
Member At Large


MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

Allscripts
John Mayr - Senior Vice President, Client Delivery Services

Apple
Tom Jacobik - Operations Manager

Bank of America
Betsy Brady - Managing Director, Business Information Security Officer

Blue Acorn iCi
Greg Boone - Co-CEO

Charter Communications
Brian Gregory - Senior Director of Government Affairs 

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Chuck Churchill - Director, IT

Commscope
Frank B. (Burk) Wyatt - Chief Legal Officer/SVP, General Counsel + Secretary

Corning Optical Communications Solutions
Rama Kandala - Director of IT

Credit Suisse
Kevin Walker - Managing Director

Dell Technologies
Mike Murphy - General Manager
NC Operations

ERC Broadband
Hunter Goosmann - Executive Director/CEO

First Citizens Bank
Dede Ramoneda - EVP + CIO

Flexential
Chris Downie - CEO

Google
Jorge Gutierrez - Site Operations Manager

Grant Thornton
Dewayne Southern - Partner, Carolinas Technology Industry Practice Leader

IBM
Laurie Schaefer - Vice President, GBS Technology Leader

Inmar Intelligence
Melissa Wittner - Senior Vice President, Software Engineering

Investors Title
Dan Minto - CIO, Senior Vice President Engineering

LabCorp
Mark Wright - SVP, Customer Products

Lenovo (United States) Inc.
Daryl Cromer - Vice President, Lenovo Research

New York Stock Exchange
Carolyn Saacke - COO, Capital Markets

Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Sandy Sands - Member/Chair - NC Public Policy + Governmental Affairs Team

Railinc
Joan Smemoe - CIO

SAS
Trish Halley - VP, Information Technology

Smith Anderson
Byron Kirkland - Partner

UNC Charlotte – College of Computing & Informatics
Fatma Mili - Dean

Worksmart IT
Clay Harris - President + COO

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