The following leaders and their significant others who are part of the 2017 program:


Mr. Andrew Applegate

President & CEO, Arbor Acres

Mrs. Jennifer Byrne

CEO, PMG Research, Inc.

Mr. Austin Byrne

Director of Project Management, Kowa Research Institute

Mrs. Amy Egleston

Community Volunteer

Mr. David Eisner

CFO, Cook & Boardman

Mrs. Marni Eisner

Director, Great Expectations, MDC

Dr. David Herrington

Professor & Dalton McMichael Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, WFU School of Medicine

Mrs. Ashley Kohlrus

Chief Operating Officer, Allegacy Federal Credit Union

Mrs. Corey Madden

Executive Director, Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts

Mr. Bruno Louchouarn

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Mrs. Katheryn Northington

Nonprofit consultant, community volunteer

Mr. Otis Northington

Senior Vice President, BB&T

Mr. Alan Proctor

Wealth Advisor, Winston-Salem Market President, Wells Fargo

Mrs. Gina Proctor

Former travel consultant

Mr. Roy Simrell

Chief Client Officer, Inmar

Mrs. Chris Simrell

Mrs. Kim Stogner

Trusts & Estates Partner, Womble Carlyle

Mr. Stuart Stogner

Senior Director of Client Service, Womble Carlyle

Mr. Michael Suggs

President, Goler Community Development Corporation

Mrs. Dana Suggs

Owner, Body & Soul

Dr. Karen Winkfield

Associate Director for Cancer Health Equity, Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Care Center

Mr. JD Walker

Owner/Chef, JD's Catering & Restaurant Consulting