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Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. Board of Directors

Brian Hedgepeth

Chairman

Brian Hedgepeth joined the Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. Board in June of 2011 based on the recommendation of The Camp Family Foundations. Brian also currently serves as CEO of Bronco Federal Credit Union.

E. Warren Beale Jr.

Vice Chairman

E. Warren Beale, Jr. served as Chairman of the Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. Board of Directors from 2005-2016. Warren was recommended for appointment by the Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce. Now retired, Warren was previously the owner of Manry-Rawls Corporation, one of the oldest independent insurance agencies in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Harriet Bain Duck
Treasurer

Harriet Bain Duck represents the interests of the Franklin Southampton Charities. Harriet Bain Duck, First Vice President-Investment Officer at Wells Fargo Advisors in Downtown Franklin has served as Treasurer on the Board of Directors since the organizations' founding in 2005.

Meghan Council
Secretary

Meghan Councill joined the Board of Directors in July of 2021 as the representative for the City of Franklin. She currently serves as the Secretary for the Board of Directors. She is a Senior Vice President for Davenport & Company LLC.

Robert Pope

Bobby Pope was appointed to represent Southampton County's interests on the Board of Directors in July of 2021. He is the Production Manager for Nuts for Wildlife. 

 

 

Franklin Business Center Advisory Board

Jim Strozier, Chairman
Lynn Powell, Vice Chairman
E. Warren Beale
Teresa Beale
Crystal Butler
Amanda Jarratt
Toni Johnson
Patty Rhodes
Ray Smith
Robert White
Joseph Woltmann