Purpose

The Business Advisory Board provides advice, analysis, and assistance to the School of Business in areas including academics, accreditation, placement of graduates, and fundraising.

Members

Sheila Ahler
Retired
Cherry Bekaert, L.L.P.

Kathleen Austin
Tax Manager
Cherry Bekaert, L.L.P.

Amy Barfield
Vice President
Barfield Revenue Consulting

Diane Becton
Treasury Management Sales Support
Wells Fargo Bank

Kathy Brown
HR Director
The Umstead Hotel and Spa

Elaine Buxton
President
Confero, Inc.

Patty Cease
Retired
Duke Energy

Anna Clark
Manager of Finance
WakeMed North

Kacie Fore
Community Relations Manager
Duke Energy

Carey J. Hunter
Senior Agent
Principal Financial Group

Jennifer Jones
Principal
Grant Thornton

Kay S. Jones
Retired
BB&T

Christin Kubasko
Owner
Southern Sugar Bakery

Kerry Painter
General Manager/Director
Raleigh Convention Center, Red Hat Amphitheater, Duke Energy Performing Arts Center

Virginia Parker
Senior Vice President
Central and Eastern NC Market Manager
Bank of America

Stephanie Perri
Business Owner

Christine Peterson
President
Protus3

Blair Reynolds
Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship
WakeMed Foundation

Brooke Richey
CPA
Cherry Bekaert

Sarah Poole
Retired

Kate Steadman
Broker/Buyer Specialist
The Rachel Kendall Team

Katherine Thomas
Vice President, Business Development and Marketing
Alfred Williams and Company

Barker Wiggins
HR/Payroll/Benefits Manager
Summit Hospitality Group

Doug Woodard
Managing Vice President Customer Operations
Capital One

Emeritus Members

Teri Meadows Hires
Managing Principal
Korn Ferry

Jennifer D. Terry
Retired
Paragon Commercial Bank

Contact Information
Office of the School of Business
Harris 111
(919)760-8415
nkdicker@meredith.edu
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