These are Capital Area’s champions for workforce and economic development. Private sector members that represent employers must be appointed from among individuals nominated by local business organizations and business trade associations. 

If you are interested in serving, apply here.

To review Board By-Laws click here.


Valerie Sachariat (bio)
Board Chair

Brian Holland (bio)
Global Knowledge

Mark Jewell (bio)
NC Association of Educators

Stephanie Vinson (bio)
NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Ross Yeager (bio)
Wake County Northern Regional Center

Lori Waters (bio)

Stephen Miller (bio)
Vice Chair
Novo Nordisk

Heidi Kimbel (bio)
Bavarian Nordic

Chet Mottershead
NCWorks Career Center – Raleigh (bio)

Tom White (bio)
North Carolina State University

Robbie Earnhardt (bio)
Superior Tooling

Rodney Carson (bio)

Brendan Attoh (bio)
Global Skyware

Anthony Caison (bio)
Board Secretary
Wake Technical Community College

Tony Marshall (bio)
Innovative Systems Group

Deborah Bolin (bio)
Johnston County Youth Services

Tony Swift - International Brotherhood of Electricians (bio)

Jonathan Williams (bio)
Focus Design Builders

Charlie Bell (bio)
Studio TK

Joy Callahan (bio)
Johnston Community College


 Susan Jackson (bio)
Well Care Health

Cindy Waite (bio)
Accentuate Staffing

Joy Frankoff (bio)
Wake County Public Schools

Howard Manning  (bio)
Dorcas Ministries