The North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE) is a business-led, education non-profit 501(c)(3) that operates out of the Office of the Governor.
Since 1983, we have provided a critical link between North Carolina business leaders and the state’s education decision makers, helping to create connections between the education curriculum and the overall work readiness of citizens across the state.
Board of Directors
Founder of Laurel Branch
Former Vice President of the Biltmore Company
Vice President, Corp Affairs, Comm Engagement Coastal Credit Union
Training Manager, Siemens Energy, Inc.
Senior Education Advisor, Office of the Governor
Co-Founder, Partner, Eckel & Vaughn
District Manager, Government & Community Relations, Duke Energy
Regional Sales Director, Dell
Former V.P. Community Relations, Charlotte Motor Speedway
Head of Southeast Public Affairs, Google
Jena Howard- Collins
Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Apple
Senior Community Relations Consultant, Wells Fargo
Director, US Community Partnerships, GSK
Adri Maisonet- Morales
Vice President of Enterprise Learning & Development, Blue Cross Blue Shield NC
Corporate Affairs, Biogen
Director of Business Development at Gerber Collision and Glass
Regional Vice President of Human Resources, NC Division at HCA Healthcare
Director, Public Relations and Communications, Lenovo
Partner, Smith Anderson Law Firm
IBM Corporate Citizenship NC, GA, SC, TN, KY
Rebecca Quinn- Wolf
Vice President, Director of Client and Community Relations, PNC
Director for External and Legislative Affairs, AT&T
Vice President and Counsel, Belk
HR Director Caterpillar, Inc.
Executive Director, North Carolina Business Committee for Education
Director, Community Engagement Programs, Reynolds American, Inc.
Vice president, Commercial Lending, BB&T (Leadership Institute)
Vice President, Regional Public Affairs, Fidelity Investments
Chief of Staff, UNC-Chapel Hill
Julia R. Wright
Economic Development and Local Government Manager, Dominion Energy
V.P. Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs, Retail Business Services, LLC
Communications & Marketing Specialist