Meet Our Board of Directors
J. GRAHAM CLEMENTS, Chairman
Graham graduated from East Carolina University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a concentration in accounting. He is Managing Partner for the firm of Koonce, Wooten & Haywood. Graham has been a partner with the firm since 1988 and is now managing partner. He is an active member of the American Institute of Public Accounts, the North Carolina Association of CPA’s, Raleigh chapters of the Construction Financial Management Association, Wake County Estate Planning Council and is a member of Church of the Good Shepherd and serves as Chairman of the Board for The Shepherds Table Soup Kitchen.
Ashley Davis, Jr., Vice Chair
EVAN BARNETTE, Secretary
Evan has been with Red Hat for approximately five years. Starting as a receptionist in a contract position and a year later converted to a full time employee as a Program Coordinator then moving to Program Manager, managing programs for the associates, such as the Safety Warden Program, Sustainability Program, and Connected Commuter Program. In June of 2019 she moved into Sales. She has been volunteering at the Shepherds Table for over four years and continues to dedicate her time to giving back. Raleigh has been her entire life’s home. Evan has her BS in Information Systems Supply Chain Management from UNC Greensboro. Her favorite quote: Don’t regret anything you do, because in the end if makes you who you are..
Bob Gilliam is President of Century Care Management who operates skilled nursing centers providing quality rehabilitation and long term care services across North Carolina. Prior to this Bob had a 30 year career managing business and product development in North America and Europe in polymers for the paint and coatings industry. Bob has been a member of The Church of the Good Shepherd for 25 years serving as a warden, vestry member, choir member, lay reader, Sunday school teacher and children’s ministries volunteer.
Dawn is the Executive Assistant to Coach Kevin Keatts at NC State Basketball. Dawn comes with many years of experience prior to her job with Coach Keatts Dawn worked for 25 years with a large pharmaceutical company as Asst. to the Director of Community Affairs. She has been with NCSU since 2012. She has always given back and tried to teach her girls the same. She attended ECU. She has two beautiful daughters and lives in Cary with her wonderful husband. “I love what you do with no questions asked to help people in need.”
Dave is currently in the legal department at TVA’s headquarters in Knoxville, TN. His new position is Senior Vice President and Vice General Counsel. Dave and his family still have their roots here in NC. Dave earned his JD, MBA and undergraduate degrees from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dave has served on several boards including the YMCA and is a former two term Board member of Marbles Kids Museum..
PAUL REYNOLDS, III
Paul Reynolds, III, the Founder and President of Triangle Securities, is a 37 year veteran of the securities industry. In 1980, Paul began his financial career with Carolina Securities Corporation. In 1989, after Carolina Securities was acquired, he moved his financial practice to Wheat First Securities. In 1992, as one of Wheat First’s top financial advisors, he was honored to receive the firm’s highest award for ethical standards, The Professional Excellence Award.
“My professional passion has always been to be an advocate for families.”
David graduated from North Carolina State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a concentration in nuclear engineering. He has worked for Cisco Systems for the past 22 years moving through a number of positions. Starting in the Technical Assistance Center, he moved through various test organizations and current works as a Technical Marketing Engineer for Enterprise Networking. David focuses on quality of service, cellular 5G technologies, and network aggregation.
David has been an active member of Church of the Good Shepherd for the past 16 years. He has served on vestry as senior and junior warden and is an active participant in the verger ministry at the church. He is also the resident IT nerd for Good Shepherd and Shepherd’s Table Soup Kitchen.
Kait Goalen, Executive Director A/C Restaurants
Thomas Farr is an attorney with Ogletree Deakins in Raleigh, NC concentrating in workplace safety, employment litigation and advice, and constitutional law. In 2006 Mr. Farr was nominated by President George W. Bush to be a US District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina. He received the highest rating for fitness for the bench given by the American Bar Association. In 2007 and 2008, Super Lawyers named Mr. Farr as one of the top 100 lawyers in North Carolina, and he is considered one of the top employment and workplace lawyers by several independent publications. Mr. Farr is also is a permanent member of the Judicial Council of the US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.
JACK BOYNE, Ph.D.
Jack is a Senior Vice President at Porter Novelli, a worldwide public relations company. Prior to his current position, Jack was a senior executive with several companies and has broad experience in communications, public relations, strategic planning, business development, marketing, and technical development, obtained over a 30-year career within the agricultural industry.
In addition to his long-time support of Shepherd’s Table, Jack has been a board member for other organizations, including the National FFA, and is a member of Sigma Xi Scientific Society, Council for Agricultural Science & Technology, and Omicron Delta Kappa.