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Board of Directors Officers

A. Doyle Early, Jr

A. Doyle Early, Jr

Chairman of the Board for FHP | Partner Wyatt Early Harris Wheeler, LLP

Why I became involved with FHP:
“The stadium catalyst project is the best opportunity in decades to produce economic development in the core city. It is a great example of a public-private partnership that will produce long term benefits for all the citizens of High Point.”

Sims Hinds

Sims Hinds

Vice Chairman of the Board for FHP | Vice President, Development, Oak View Group

Why I became involved with FHP:
“I fully appreciate the positive difference that downtown revitalization can have on a community.  We need this for our High Point.”

David Covington

David Covington

Treasurer of FHP

Why I became involved with FHP:

If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you are pleased with yourself there you will remain. ~ St. Augustine of Hippo Northern Africa

High Point’s future is bright and will continue to thrive as long as its citizens keep on advancing to make it a better place for all.

Randy Hemann

Randy Hemann

Secretary for FHP | Manager – Community Services, City of High Point

Why I became involved with FHP:
“I became involved because I want to be a part of creating a downtown for our citizens to enjoy.”

Board of Directors

Randy Carda

Randy Carda

Senior Vice President, Pinnacle Bank

Why I became involved with FHP:
“I’ve lived in High Point longer than any one place in my life. It is my home. I am committed to enhancing my home, making it as good as it can be. Forward High Point gives me an avenue to accomplish that goal.”

Tom Conley

Tom Conley

President & CEO, High Point Market Authority

Why I became involved with FHP:
“The continued success of the High Point Market will greatly depend on a vibrant downtown High Point.”

Buck Kester

Buck Kester

Property Manager, Lyles Holdings

Why I became involved with FHP:
“To help the downtown area and High Point move forward.”

Michael E. McNair

Michael E. McNair

Director, Community Development & Housing, City of High Point

Why I became involved with FHP:
“This is an exciting opportunity to help bring High Point’s future to fruition.”

Chris Williams

Chris Williams

City Councilman (Ward 2), High Point City Council

Why I became involved with FHP:
“I wanted to see positive change and growth for our city that has seen continuous decline in the core for years.”

Leah Penry Price

Leah Penry Price

BB&T, Senior Vice President and Market President

Why I became involved with FHP:

“My desire to be involved is because I love High Point and want it to be the best that it can be for its citizens and businesses. I believe that a vital downtown is critical to economic viability of High Point, the success of its companies and their the ability to attract and retain talent, and for the quality of life of its citizens..”

Tony M. Collins

Tony M. Collins

Chief Development Officer, CGSI

Why I became involved with FHP:
“INFLUENCER: As a Fourth Generation High Pointer serving as the Neighborhood Leaders Council representative on this board, I believe that it is vitally important to bring a Center-City destination for All residents to enjoy. Indeed, the Catalyst Project is that opportunity and the resulting rewards hopefully shared in community.

“Embracing our City for Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Change” as we “Create the Single Most Livable, Safe and Prosperous City in America.”

Greg Demko

Greg Demko

City Manager, City of High Point

Why I became involved with FHP:
Quote coming soon.

Barry Kitley

Barry Kitley

Director of Community Relations, High Point University

Why I became involved with FHP:
“It is a wonderful time to live and work in the city of High Point.  Our community is poised for growth, and I am thankful for the dynamic leadership in our city government, business sector and community. There are wonderful opportunities that lie ahead for High Point. We don’t need to look far for inspiration with both a world-renowned furniture market and nationally ranked High Point University in our midst.”

Clark M. Pierce

Clark M. Pierce

Senior Partner, Walter Robbs Callahan & Pierce Architects, PA

Why I became involved with FHP:
“Having lived in High Point all my life, I have witnessed the steady decline of the core city. I am ready for a renewed vitality. I believe the stadium catalyst project gives us the best opportunity to achieve that renewal
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Ashley Davis Williams

Ashley Davis Williams

Advertising Director, Davis Furniture

Why I became involved with FHP:
“As a lifelong citizen of High Point, I knew it was time to create a better High Point. I became involved with Forward High Point because I wanted to have a direct impact on the change that is being made to my hometown.”

Patrick W. Chapin

Patrick W. Chapin

President & CEO, Business High Point, Inc. High Point Chamber of Commerce

Why I became involved with FHP:
“Forward High Point is truly making things happen. The combination of Ray’s expertise, the City’s support and the Board’s leadership will transform our downtown for generations to come.  It is an exciting time to be a High Pointer!”

Dr. Patrick Harman

Dr. Patrick Harman

Executive Director, Hayden-Harman Foundation

Why I became involved with FHP:
“I believe in High Point.  I know that brighter days are ahead for our city.  I want to have a positive impact on this growth and being on the board of directors for Forward High Point is one of the best ways to achieve this goal.”

Jordan Lessard

Jordan Lessard

Financial Advisor Edward Jones

Why I became involved with FHP:
“I chose to join the efforts of Forward High Point in order to give back the the town that has given me so much. High Point has a rich history of Philanthropic leaders that have sacrificed time, capital, and energy in order to advance and better this town. I feel that my generation owes it to those leaders to step up and carry the torch that has been passed on to us. I cannot think of a more appropriate way to do so than to be a part of the incredible change that forward high Point is bringing to our town.”

Jay Wagner

Jay Wagner

Mayor, City of High Point

Why I became involved with FHP:
Quote coming soon.

Taylor West

Taylor West

Furniture Designer, Haywood West & Co.

Why I became involved with FHP:
“Forward High Point, to me, represents a long-awaited vision in the progression of our cultural city. As a designer that works within the core of our city, it is imperative to see High Point thrive and embrace its unique potential with artists, designers, and craftsman.”

Ex-Officio Members

Sandy Dunbeck

Sandy Dunbeck

Executive Vice President, High Point Economic Development Corporation

Why I became involved with FHP:

“High Point is moving “Forward” through the efforts of so many dedicated people.  I believe that having a vibrant downtown is a key part of being a place where people want to live, work and play.”

Partners

Hayden Harman Foundation
Hp Community Foundation
HPU
Market
Southwest Renewal
Build HP
HP CVB
HP Chamber
HP Economic Dev
City of High Point

164 South Main Street,
Suite 606
High Point, NC 27260

336.883.9892

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