Thomas Family Center for Entrepreneurship
Thomas Family Center for Entrepreneurship

Advisory Board

MISSION

The Thomas Family Center for Entrepreneurship management is dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship in Southeastern North Carolina through excellence in educational programs, research initiatives, and community engagement.

ADVISORY BOARD

Board members

Advisory Board - (Left to Right): Greg Cummings, Larry Chavis, Ken Kitts, Jim Thomas, Richard Rink, Aaron Thomas, Robert Locklear, Ramin Maysami, Cammie Hunt, Joseph Oxendine, and Carmen Calabrese, (Not Pictured- Mike Menefee, Donna Lowry, Samuel Locklear and Robin Cummings).

Jim Thomas

James (Jim) Thomas, Chairperson

Chairman, President and CEO, Thomas Properties Group, Inc.

Carmen Calabrese

Carmen Calabrese, Vice Chairman

Executive Director, TFCE, UNC Pembroke

Mike Menefee

Michael Menefee, Secretary

Thomas Family Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, UNC Pembroke

Joseph Oxendine

Joseph Oxendine

Retired Educator/Consultant

Samuel Locklear

Samuel Locklear

Owner, Locklear & Son
Funeral Home

Robert Locklear

Robert Locklear

President-CEO, TWL, Inc
Trucking Company

Jarette Sampson

Jarette Sampson

Owner, Sampson Insurance Management

Larry Chavis

Larry Chavis

President, Lumbee Guaranty
Bank

Gregory Cummings

Gregory Cummings

Director, Economic Development Robeson County

Donna Lowry

Donna Lowry

CEO, Caring Touch Home
Health Care

Cammie Hunt

Cammie Hunt

Associate Vice-Chancellor for Engaged Outreach, UNC Pembroke

Ramin Maysami

Ramin Maysami 

Dean & Professor, School of Business, UNC Pembroke

Aaron Thomas

Aaron Thomas

President, Metcon, Inc.

Ken Kitts

Kenneth Kitts

Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UNC Pembroke

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