Presbyterian College adds five to board of trustees

Presbyterian College adds five to board of trustees

The Presbyterian College board of trustees elected new officers and five new members for 2017.

On Jan. 1, E. G. Lassiter, a 1969 alumnus of the College and retired chair and CEO of RSUI Group, Inc. began serving as the chair of the board. Tommy Lawson III, a 1971 graduate and retired managing director for Wells Fargo Securities serves as vice chair; and Brittany Flowe Reese, a 2007 alumna and legal counsel for Hubbell Lighting, serves as board secretary.

Outgoing chair, G. Patrick Phillips, a 1971 alumnus having served in that role for four years, will remain on the board in 2017. Phillips is retired from Bank of America and resides in Charlotte, N.C.

“PC has been fortunate over the last four years to have had the benefit of Pat’s leadership,” said Presbyterian College President Bob Staton ‘68. “During his tenure on the board, Pat has given freely of his time, talent, and resources. We are delighted he will remain on the board in 2017.”

In addition, five new members were elected to the board of trustees: Ruth Roper, retired vice president of new ventures and medical applications at Sealed Air, Inc.; Ann Taylor Morgan, a 1981 alumna and director of human resources for Duke Energy; Rev. Dr. Danny Murphy, general presbyter for Trinity Presbytery; John Inman, a 1987 alumnus and president of HMI Property Solutions, Inc.; and G. Weston Nalley, a 1986 alumnus and president and owner of Nalley Construction.

There were four outgoing members of the board of trustees: James H. Powell, a 1968 alumnus of the College; James D. Samples, a 1985 alumnus; Dr. Allen McSween; and Jim Medford.

“All of these individuals provided outstanding service to the College,” Staton added.



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