Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, representing a variety of interests, steer the direction and vision of Uptown Greenville. Board elections are held in the fall and terms last three years. If you would like to nominate someone or be considered for a position on this dynamic and active board, send your name or the name of your nominee, employment information and a brief description to Bianca Shoneman at



Marybeth Eason

Advocacy and Design Chair

Mark Garner
Rivers & Associates, Inc.

Vice President

Ryan Webb

The Greenville Times

Growth Team Chair

Brad Hufford 
Pitt County Development Commission


Stephanie Hinnant
Hilton Greenville

Events and Branding Committee Chair

Rachel Whitten
The Real Deal Brazil


Wayne Conner, Jr.
Graham, Nuckolls and Conner


Kathy Barger
Vidant Health


Sharif Hatoum
The Quarry/Stilllife


Michael Glenn

Jefferson’s OMG Development


Tony Khoury

The East Group

Board At-Large

J Batt
East Carolina University
Morris Moye
Nationwide Bail Bondsman
Jim Blount

Blount Properties

Troy Dreyfus
Pirate Radio
Scott Buck
East Carolina University
Jenny Oliverio
S’Up Dogs
Kenny Flowers
East Carolina University
Roger Johnson
City of Greenville
Nelle Lee Hayes
The Art Room
Chris Richards
Wells Fargo
Andrew Schmidt 
Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
Scott Senatore
Chamber of Commerce
John Van Coutren
Prime Investment
Steve Stephenson
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Bill McCartney
East Carolina University
Thomas Taft

Taft Family Offices

Mike McCarty                                         Wade Scales 

Taft Family Offices                                    Sound Partners Investment

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NOTE: To volunteer for a committee, you must be an Uptown Greenville member (individual or business) in good standing. Email for more information.

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