Board of Visitors

Advisors, Advocates, Ambassadors

The North Carolina A&T State University Board of Visitors is an unincorporated advisory association whose primary functions are to advise the chancellor on matters related to maintaining and enhancing the University's quality and excellence, assist the University in achieving its mission, provide feedback to the chancellor and senior administrators, assist the University in obtaining resources for the continued enhancement of the University and serve as advocates for the University.


Alma Adams
NC Representative
North Carolina State Legislature

Clara Adams-Ender
Brigadier General

Joe L. Anderson, Sr.
Rochester, NY NC A&T Alumni Chapter

Michelle Ballard
Assistant Vice President
BB&T Bank

David Barksdale
Chief Banking Officer
NewBridge Bank

Claudette Bennett
Assistant Division Chief
US Department of Commerce

Ernestine Bennett
EB Enterprises
Natalie Brown
Senior Vice President
Bank of America

Charles Burch
President and CEO
The Burch Financial Group

Chuck Burns
City Executive
First Citizens Bank

Arthur Burson
Vice President
Merck Manufacturing Services

Robert China
Vice President
Fortress Investment Group

George Clopton
Vice President of Operations
Polo Ralph Lauren

Carolyn Q. Coleman
Guilford County Commissioner (District 9)
Guilford County Board of Commissioners
Linda Coleman
State Personnel Director
Office of State Personnel

James Gaddy
Assistant Vice President
Nationwide Insurance

Kimberly Gatling
Smith Moore Leatherwood, LLP

Kevin Gray
Program Associate
Weaver Foundation

Derric A. Gregory, Sr.
Senior Pastor
Mount Bright Baptist Church

Fred Guttman
Temple Emanuel

Michael Hardison
Software Engineering Consultant

Marc Howze
U.S. Global Director-Cotton Line Products, Agriculture & Turf Division
John Deere Turf Care

Anthony Humphrey
Director, Supply Chain Management

Stephanie Johnson
Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting
Cox Media Group Inc.

Frankie T. Jones, Sr.
Phoenix One Enterprises, Inc.

Jim Kee
Greensboro City Councilman (District 2)
Greensboro City Council

Cornelius “CC” Lamberth, Jr.
C2 Contractors, LLC

Royall M. Mack, Sr.
Founder & CEO
Ciara Enterprises, LLC

Henry McKoy
Senior Foreign Service Officer
United States Peace Corps (Retired)

Vonetta C. Mickens
Manager, Northeast & Mid-Americas Zone Applications
GE Healthcare Technologies

Lonnie Miles
Chief Executive Officer
Miles-McClellan Construction

Kenneth Owens, CPA
Manager of Real Estate
Coca Cola Refreshments

Princess Palmer

Joe Parker, Jr.
Wachovia Bank (Retired)

Hilda Pinnix-Ragland
Vice President
Progress Energy

Annette Smith
Vice President
Wesley Long Hospital

James Smith

Sonya Stewart
Vice President
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Marilyn Thorne
President and CEO
Grayhound Trash Removal, Inc.

Jini D. Thorton, CPA
Envision Business Management Group

Ponce DeLeon Tidwell, Jr.
Assistant General Counsel
Eli Lilly & Company

Janeen Uzzell
Manager, Global Program
General Electric

Maria Walden-Brown
Manager, System Management Hardware Development

Kimberly Wright
Director, Mission Solutions & Tools
American Cancer Society

Charles “Shon” Yancey
Senior Attorney
Air Liquide USA LLC

Stacey Youngdale
Director, Talent Management
AB Volvo