Cheboksary, Russia
Successful Financial Management Principles
23-27 May 2005

Pictured from Left to Right:

Alan Cole

A native of Hickory, North Carolina, Alan holds a BA in Business from Lenoir-Ryne College, and had been involved in the furniture industry since 1972. He has held positions of increasing responsibilty with Burris Furniture, Broyhill, and Berkline. His most recent position entailed leading one of the largest manufacturers and marketers of home furnishings in the U.S. with annual sales exceeding US $2.0 billion. He is currently COO of Schnadig Furniture Company. Alan and his wife Patti have 3 children.

Scott Reed

Scott has served as Senior Executive Vice President and CFO of BB&T Corporation for over 21 years. BB&T is a $76 billion Financial Holding Company that operates over 1100 banking offices in 11 Mid-Atlantic, SE States and Washington, D.C. and is the 13th largest bank in the U.S. Mr. Reed holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, MBA Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and graduated from Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ. Mr. Reed is actively involved in and serves on the board of directors of numerous regional, state, and local nonprofit groups. Mr. Reed, born in Chicago, IL, is married with three daughters and one granddaughter.

Perry Hudspeth

Perry is President and Owner of Anchor Financial Management Group, LLC, engaged in providing personal and business risk management, and investment advice to his clients. A native of North Carolina with a degree in Business Administration from Appalachian State University, Perry also has extensive past experience with several large insurance and banking firms. He has also worked as a corporate training facilitator and done participated in public speaking events.
As an avocation Perry has officiated both high school and college football games for over 30 years. He and his wife Nanci have been married for over 31 years, and have one married daughter and two grandchildren.

Bob Stec

Bob Stec is Chairman and CEO of Lexington Home Brands, a major US furniture manufacturer. Previously Bob served as president of London Fog Industries New York, and Chief Strategist for Girbaud (Jerbow) Worldwide from 1996-1999. He served as President and CEO of Hat Brands, Inc., Dallas, Texas, from 1993-1996. Prior to leading Hat Brands, Bob held various senior executive and executive marketing positions at VF Corporation from 1979-1993, culminating his career as Division President and CEO for VF’s Marithe and Francois Girbaud Division, 1989-1993. Bob received his BS/BA in marketing from Appalachian State University in 1976 and an MBA in marketing in 1977. Bob, his wife Lou Anne, and three daughters reside in Greensboro. His hobbies include golf and reading.


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