The Advisory Board for NCGrowth is comprised of faculty, practitioners and experts from across campuses (the entire University wide system) that will provide our teams with expert advice and information regarding our outcome based economic development research and projects. This Advisory Board will support NCGrowth’s mission of finding solutions to economically distressed areas of rural NC and beyond by helping to create good jobs and equitable opportunities for the people in this state
Researcher and Director, UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Mustafa N. Gültekin
Associate Professor of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Course Director, Basic Economic Development Course.
Researcher on Performance Consequences of Firm Scope Choices
Professor, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Associate Professor, Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies
Researcher on Consumer Behavior and Tourism
Henry McKoy Jr.
Director of Entrepreneurship, North Carolina Central University School of Business
Researcher on Economic Development
Professor and Director, UNC Center for the Study of the American South.
Research Associate, UNC School of Law
Research Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, East Carolina University
Principal, South by North Strategies, Ltd.
Director of Bioenergy