The Triangle Diversity Business Council is comprised of local business leaders who have committed to making the Triangle one of the most diverse business communities in the country.


Adam Abram, James River Group

Adrienne Kelly Lumpkin, Alternate Access

Anita Brown-Graham, Institute for Emerging Issues, North Carolina State University

Annette Taylor, North Carolina Center for Women in Public Service

Brett Smith, Counter Culture Coffee

Brooks Bell, Brooks Bell

Carl Webb, Greenfire

Christopher Gergen, Forward Impact/HQ Raleigh

Chuck Watts,  Banks Law Firm

David Laboy, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

David Morris, Bridge Creek

Delisa Alexander, Red Hat

Dickens Sanchez, Clean Design

Elizabeth Black, Personify

Emma Battle, Windsor Circle

Farad Ali, The Institute for Minority Economic Development

Grace Ueng, Savvy Growth

Heather McDougall, e51

Henry Kaestner,  Henry Kaestner Sovereigns Capital

Henry McKoy, 4th Sector Capital

Holly Fling Austin, Ecosystem Analysis

Isaac Green, Piedmont Investment

Ivan Parra, Durham Congregations, Associations, and Neighborhoods

Jason Widen, Forward Impact/HQ Raleigh

Jenny Casagrande, Potential Essential

Jesse Lipson, Citrix

John Replogle, Seventh Generation

Katie Gailes, Wake Tech

Ken Lewis, Nexsen Pruet

Kevin Trapani, Redwoods Group

Kimberly Jenkins, Duke

Laura Helms Reece, Rho

Luis Pastor, Latino Community Credit Union

Mack Koonce, United Way of the Greater Triangle

Maria Kingery, Southern Energy Management

Mary Mountcastle, Z. Smith Reynolds/Babcock Foundation

Matt Williamson, Windsor Circle

Melinda Wright, Teach for America

Michael Goodmon, Capital Broadcasting Company/American Underground

Ronnie Chatterji, Duke

Sheryl Waddell, Blackstone/e51

Wanda Lester, North Carolina Central University

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