WakeEd’s Leadership Council provides guidance and strategic input to the Board of Directors. While it is primarily an advisory body, the Leadership Council is made up of members who are deeply involved in public education.
2023-24 Leadership Council
EMMA BROWNING | WAKEED BOARD CHAIR
Emma Browning is the Founder and Managing Director of Paradox Consulting Partners, a management consulting company based in the Triangle that aligns talent strategy with business strategy. She founded Paradox after almost a decade with a national consulting firm to create impact in the community where she lives. Prior to business school, she worked as Director of Communications and Director of Social Enterprises at an arts education nonprofit in Washington, D.C. She is passionate about innovation and creating equitable opportunity. She has a BA from Wake Forest University and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She enjoys spending time with her kids and family and exploring the dynamic business and arts scene in the Triangle.
Middle Market Manager – Triangle Region
Executive Vice President of Finance & Administration
Alfred Williams & Company
David T. Clancy
Clancy & Theys Construction Company
Frank A. Daniels, Jr.
The Josephus Group, LLC
Sandra M. Fain
News & Observer, Retired
CAPTRUST Financial Advisors
Davidson and Jones Corporation
Attorney at Law
Nexsen Pruet, PLLC
Investors Management Corporation
Vice President of Finance
Wake Stone Corporation
Triangle Market Executive
Bank of America
Investors Management Corporation, Retired
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Alfred Williams & Company
Chairman, York Properties, Inc./McDonald York Building Company
Wake County Board of Education, Chair
Wake County Board of Commissioners, Designee
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