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Jim Rose

October 4, 2023

Appointed on September 14, 2023 by the UNC Board of Governors. Currently serving for expertise in finance. Jim Rose serves as President of North Carolina for United Community Bank. Rose is responsible for 38 full service offices with combined footings … Read more

Phillip Price

August 4, 2023

Phillip Price is the Vice President for Business and Finance/Chief Financial Officer for the NC Community College System. He started this role in July 2023 after almost 20 years working at various community colleges. He most recently served as Executive … Read more

Timothy Montgomery

June 7, 2022

Tim Montgomery has been the Head of School at The Piedmont School & John Yowell Academy in High Point, NC since January 2013. Prior to his time at The Piedmont School, Montgomery served in the Assistant Head of School and … Read more

W. Rita Jerman

August 6, 2021

Appointed on June 8, 2021 for expertise in secondary or higher education. Dr. W. Rita Jerman served over 30 years with Wake Technical Community College in various roles.  Before her retirement in 2019, Rita served as the Sr. Vice President … Read more

Andrea R. Poole

January 25, 2021

Andrea R. Poole is the fourth executive director of the Authority. In this capacity she also serves as the principal executive officer of the Authority and the secretary of the board. Ms. Poole has more than 20 years of service … Read more