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2019 DRA Board of Directors

Officers and Executive Committee

Neil Gray

Neil Gray, Chair
CEO, JDavis


Pam Blondin

Pam Blondin, Chair-Elect/Treasurer
Owner, Deco Raleigh


Sharon Moe

Sharon Moe, Immediate Past Chair
Sr. Vice President - Market President, North State Bank


Bo Dempster

Joseph ′Bo′ Dempster, Jr., Legal Counsel
Partner, Poyner Spruill

Leon Cox, At-Large
General Manager, Sheraton Raleigh Hotel


Sally Edwards, At-Large
President and CEO, Marbles Kids Museum & IMAX Theatre

Sue Glennon, At-Large
Vice President, Product Development, Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel at Glenwood South

David Meeker, At-Large
Owner, Carpenter Real Estate, LLC


Brian Ralph, At-Large
President, William Peace University


Bill King, President and CEO*
Downtown Raleigh Alliance


DeLisa Alexander
Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Red Hat

Will Barfield
President and CEO, Barfield Revenue Consulting

Monica Barnes
Community Affairs and Programming Director, ABC11 News

Marty Clayton
District Manager, Duke Energy

Adrienne Cole*
President and CEO, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

Allyson Dickens
Sr. Vice President and Group Manager for Eastern Carolina, PNC

Robert Doreauk
Regional Director - External Affairs, AT&T North Carolina

Denny Edwards*
President and CEO, Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

David Ellis*
County Manager, Wake County

Jim Greene*
Assistant City Manager, City of Raleigh

Tyler Helikson
Co-Founder, Happy + Hale

Isaac Horton
Founder, Oak City Fish & Chips

Maggie Kane
Executive Director, A Place at the Table

Robby Lawson
Downtown Resident, The Dawson Condominiums
Partner, Williams Mullen

Matt Lilley
Regional Associate Branch Director, Alexander and Poyner YMCAs

Sean Malone*
President and CEO, Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy

Joe Meir
President, Blue Ridge Realty, Inc.

Larry Miller
Downtown Resident / President, Glenwood South Neighborhood Collaborative

Hayley Morton
Sr. Manager, Business Transformation, Citrix

Van Nolintha
Owner, Bida Manda and Brewery Bhavana

Brian O'Haver
Associate Vice President, Stewart

Sarah Powers
Executive Director, City of Raleigh Arts

Mike Smith
President and CEO, Kane Realty Corporation

Nicole Stewart*
City Councilor, City of Raleigh

Doug Warf
Chief Marketing Officer, MDO Holdings and O2 Fitness Clubs

Jason Widen
Co-Founder, HQ Raleigh and Revgen, Inc.