Staff Rebuild

Our Staff

Interim Director | Senior Associate Director for Operations and Academic Programs

Phone: 919-513-0150

Assistant Director for Outreach Programs

Phone: 919-513-2790

Business Officer

Phone: 919-515-0899

Program Specialist for Outreach Programs


Graduate Assistant for Pre-College Programs


Executive Assistant

Phone: 919-513-3438

Assistant Director for College Programs

Phone: 919-513-3434

“Integrity is the underpinning of everything we stand for and do.”

General Hugh Shelton

Director of Development – IEI/SLC

Phone: 919-515-3543

Assistant Director for Pre-College Programs


Program Specialist for College Programs


Student Staff


Student Staff


Student Staff


Board of Advisors

Board Members

  • Mr. Kenneth Walker, Board Chair, Driven Brands, Inc. (Retired), Charlotte, NC
  • Mr. Woody Sessoms, Board Vice Chair, Cisco (Retired), Charlotte, NC
  • Ms. Gayle Lanier, Board Second Vice Chair, Duke Energy (Retired), Raleigh, NC
  • Mr. Edward T. Carney, Board Immediate Past Chair, Chairmain WhiteStar Communications Inc, Cary, NC
  • General H. Hugh Shelton, USA, (Retired), Executive Director, Newport, NC
  • Mrs. Carolyn Shelton, Newport, NC
  • Mrs. DeLisa Alexander, (Retired) Red Hat Inc., Raleigh, NC
  • Mr. Joe Anglim, Red Hat, Inc., Raleigh, NC
  • Mr. Bill Cecil, Jr., The Biltmore Company, Asheville, NC
  • Ms. Iliana Claudio, Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program Alumna, Shelton Leadership Center, Saint Pauls, NC
  • The Honorable Bob Etheridge, (Retired), Lillington, NC
  • Mr. Marc Fath, WhiteStar Communications, Raleigh-Durham, NC
  • Mr. David Hays, Legacy Solutions, LLC, Fayetteville, NC
  • Mr. Jack P. Jordan, Jordan Lumber, Mt. Gilead, NC
  • Mr. Mel King, Highmark Companies, Cary, NC
  • Dr. Mary Patton, Department of Defense Educational Activity (DODEA) (Retired), New Smyrna Beach, FL
  • Mr. Jon Rufty, Rufty Homes, Cary, NC
  • Mr. Jeff Shelton, The Boeing Company, Mesa, Arizona
  • Mrs. Crystal W. Sides, Landvision Designs, Raleigh, NC
  • Mr. Peter B. Stewart, Peter Stewart Enterprises, Fayetteville, NC
  • Rear Admiral Ralph E. Suggs, USN (Retired), Alumni Affairs, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
  • Ms. Susan Ward, President, NC Veterinary Medical Foundation, Raleigh, NC
  • Mr. John Wolf, Cree Inc., Raleigh-Durham, NC

Ex-Officio Members

  • Dr. Debbie Reno Acker, Interim Director | Senior Associate Director, Shelton Leadership Center, Raleigh, NC
  • Dr. Brad Kirkman, Department Head, Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Department, Poole College of Management and General H. Hugh Shelton Distinguished Professor of Leadership, Raleigh, NC
  • Dr. Warwick Arden, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
  • Tony Reevy, Director of Development, Shelton Leadership Center, Raleigh, NC

Emeritus Members

  • Col. J. Quincy Collins, Jr., USAF (Retired), NAI Southern Real Estate, Charlotte, NC
  • Ms. Connie Stevens, CEO, Forever Spring, Los Angeles, CA
  • Mr. Fred Thomas, Pinch a Penny Pools and Spas, Clearwater, FL