Eric Linsley, managing partner at Pappas Ventures, remains Chair of the Board, and David Spitz, president and COO at Channel Advisor, remains Chair-elect. Helga Leftwich, partner at Hutchison Law Group, was elected Secretary, and David Hood, audit partner at Ernst & Young, was elected Treasurer. All officers serve one-year terms.
Members of CED’s Board of Directors serve two-year terms. The seven newly elected members are: Larry Bettino, general partner, StarVest Partners; Glen Caplan, shareholder, Robinson Bradshaw; Bob Geolas, president and CEO, RTP Foundation; Gary Hayes, managing director, Scale Finance; Nick Jordan, founder and managing director, Smashing Boxes; Giles Shih, CEO, BioResource International; and Craig Stone, CEO, HireNetworks.
Returning to CED’s Board of Directors for a second consecutive two-year term are: Kyle Breischaft, Emergency Technologies; Lee Buck, BlueBright Ventures; Kent Christison, K & L Gates; Joe Colopy, Bronto Software; John Crumpler, Hatteras Venture Partners; Mike Elliott, Noro-Moseley Partners; Vipin Garg, Tranzyme Pharma; Jonathan Gindes, Affinergy; Collin Hill, Cherry Bekaert & Holland; John Kerr, York Commercial Properties; R. Brooks Malone, III, Hughes, Pittman & Gupton; Chris Matton, Bandwidth.com; David Rizzo, NCIDEA; Laura Robinette, PwC; David Routh, Bank of America; Chip Royce, Lenovo; Lori Spivey, Financial Directions Group; Teresa Spangler, PlazaBridge Group; Alan Spurgin, Square 1 Bank; Wright Steenrod, Chrysalis Ventures; Rob Tyler, Poyner Spruill; and Rik Vandevenne, River Cities Capital Funds.