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  • Posted on December 5th, 2016 in wake tech foundation

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 5, 2016) - Local business leader Tommy Laakso has joined the board of directors of the Wake Tech Foundation. Laakso was selected for his community leadership and commitment to the mission of the college. 

    Laakso is Executive General Manager for Hendrick Cary Auto Mall in Cary, North Carolina. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance with a concentration in accounting from Appalachian State University. Laakso is a car enthusiast with a passion for the auto industry. He has held numerous positions in the business, from sales associate to finance manager. Laakso is very involved in the community and...

  • Posted on July 26th, 2016 in wake tech foundation

    RALEIGH, N.C. (July 26, 2016) - Local business leaders Mary-Ann Baldwin, Mike Conlon, Samantha Hatem, and Walt Tippett have joined the board of directors of the Wake Tech Foundation. The new members were selected for their community leadership and commitment to the mission of the college. The Foundation Board has also named a new leadership team that includes Judy Fourie (chair), David Brownlee (chair-elect), and Pam Williams (treasurer). The Foundation’s executive director is Matt Smith. 

    Mary-Ann Baldwin is a vice president at Holt Brothers Construction, Inc., and executive director of the Holt Brothers Foundation,...

  • Posted on June 30th, 2016 in wake tech foundation

    RALEIGH, N.C. (June 30, 2016) -The Wake Tech Community College Foundation has a new leader.Matt Smith has been named Executive Director, leading efforts to grow private support for the college. Smith has been serving as Associate Executive Director since he joined the Foundation last August. In his new role, Smith will be responsible for managing over $12.5 million in total assets while adding to that base. 

    Prior to joining the Wake Tech Foundation, Smith spent a decade as a business developer in the commercial construction industry. He also spent 12 years working in alumni relations and fundraising at NC State University....

  • Posted on February 11th, 2016 in wake tech foundation

    RALEIGH, N.C. (February 11, 2016) - A member of the Wake Tech Board of Trustees has received the prestigious Athena Award for her commitment to the community. Local business owner Doris Huebner received the award from the Smithfield-Selma Chamber Women’s Business Network (CWBN), an organization that focuses on giving back to the community by supporting professional women and those seeking educational opportunities.
     
    The Athena Award annually recognizes women who share a commitment to nurture and support other women and their larger community. It honors individuals for their professional excellence,...
  • Posted on August 31st, 2015 in wake tech foundation

    RALEIGH, N.C. (August 27, 2015) - The Wake Tech Community College Foundation is pleased to welcome local business leader Matt Smith as the newest member of its staff. Smith joins the Foundation as Associate Executive Director and Major Gifts Officer. He will work to grow private support for the college.
     
    After 12 years of alumni and fundraising work at NC State University, Smith most recently managed North Carolina business development activities for Gilbane Building Company, an international construction company with a local office in Durham.  
     
    Smith was previously a member...

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