Board Members

Dr. Eric Hart - Chairman
Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Health Stat, Inc.
Family Physician at Hart Family Practice
Guest lecturer at UNC-CH Medical School
Hickory, NC

Andy Bray
CEO of Vanguard Furniture
Director of American Home Furnishings Alliance, Inc
Hickory, NC

Powell Sigmon
Retired Norfolk Southern
Vietnam Veteran - Army
Newton, NC

Thomas Beatty
Senior Engineer of Duke Energy Corporation
Maiden, NC

John Orgain
Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Alex Lee, MDI, Lowe’s Foods
Hickory, NC 

Snyder Garrison  - Treasurer
Chairman of the Board of Valdese Weavers
Retired CFO of Valdese Weavers
Treasurer of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation
Board of Directors of the Luke Garrison Foundation
Linville, NC

Christie Taylor - Secretary
Retired nurse at Hart Family Practice
Catawba Valley Pottery Festival Board Member
Hickory, NC

Dorothy Dalton
Oakwood Elementary 4th Grade Teacher
NCCTM Outstanding Elementary Math Teacher 2014-2015
PAEMST Nominee 2016-2017
Hickory, NC

Keith Hart
VP of Sales and Marketing of King Hickory Furniture
Hickory, NC