Board Members

Dan Freeland, Chair
Regional Vice President of Operations, Concord Hospitality

Leon Cox, Vice Chair
General Manager, Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Mike Smith, Secretary
President, Kane Realty Corporation

Niall Hanley, Treasurer
Owner, Hibernian Hospitality

Sandi Macdonald, Immediate Past Chair
President & CEO, North Carolina Symphony

Steve Burriss, Board Member
President, UNC Rex Healthcare

Mary Henderson, Board Member
Senior Consultant, WithersRavenel

Valerie Hillings, Ph.D., Board Member
Director & CEO, North Carolina Museum of Art

Michael Landguth, Board Member
President & CEO, RDU Airport Authority

Jay Mahan, Board Member
President & CEO, Davidson and Jones Hotel Corporation

Rebecca Quinn-Wolf, Board Member
Vice President & Director of Client & Community Relations, PNC

Mark Zimmerman, Board Member
General Manager, Aloft Raleigh

Vickie Adamson, Wake County Board of Commissioners Liaison

Dickie Thompson, Raleigh City Council Liaison

Jeff Merritt, Centennial Authority Liaison

Kerry Painter, CVE, CMP, CEM, Convention Center Commission Liaison

Jack W. Smith, Town of Cary Liaison