Friday, July 14, 2017
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
The Umstead Hotel and Spa, Cary


The regional business community welcomes NC Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon who will discuss how the Department is providing enhanced mobility and accelerated congestion relief across our region and state.

We also welcome John Dillard, Resident Vice President-State Relations, CSX Transportation who will discuss the Carolina Connector (CCX) intermodal terminal hub in Rocky Mount, near I-95 and future I-87, and its impact on commerce in the Triangle.

The event will also include a regional business leaders panel with speakers including:

  • Robert Doreauk, AT&T North Carolina; RTA development chair
  • Kerry Grace Heckle, UNC REX Healthcare; RTA communications chair
  • Pete Marino, Smith Anderson law firm; RTA freeways chair

More than 200 business, elected, and transportation leaders will attend the event.

Click here for sponsorship information.

Registration has closedRSVP deadline: Monday, July 10

Questions? Contact Natalie Griffith at 919.664.7062 or

Registration details

RTA Major Investors

RTA Gold and Sustaining Gold* members

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Cisco Systems
Clark Nexsen
Duke Energy

EDGE5 — Wake County Economic Development Program
Fairway Outdoor Advertising
Forge Communications
Fred Smith Company
Golden Corral Corporation*
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce*
IBM Corporation
Kane Realty

Red Hat, Inc.
Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina*

RTA Silver Members
AT&T North Carolina
Bayer CropScience
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Chatham Park 
Coastal Federal Credit Union
Credit Suisse
Duke University
Fidelity Investments
First Citizens Bank
Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
North Carolina Railroad Company
North Carolina State University
PSNC Energy
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Smith Anderson
SunTrust Bank
The Sunrock Group
UNC Chapel Hill
UNC Health Care/UNC REX Healthcare

Senior Regional Partners
Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
Durham-Chapel Hill- Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
North Carolina Railroad Company

RTA Bronze Members
Branch Banking & Trust Co.
Capitol Broadcasting Co., Inc.
Gregory Poole Equipment Co.
Highwoods Properties
Martin Marietta
Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc.
SAS Institute, Inc.
Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
Summit Design and Engineering Services, PLLC
The Umstead Hotel & Spa
Wake Technical Community College
York Properties, Inc./McDonald-York Building Company

Event sponsors of the RTA 2017 Transportation Breakfast
Capital Associates
Credit Suisse
Gannett Fleming
Gregory Poole Equipment Co.
HNTB North Carolina, PC
Wetherill Engineering


RTA 2017 Transportation Breakfast Sponsorship Information

Help show your support for the RTA and regional mobility by sponsoring the RTA 2017 Transportation Breakfast event. See sponsorship information below and call 919.664.7062 or email us with questions or to sign up.  Sponsorships are open to both RTA and non-RTA members.

Event Sponsor – $999 investment

  • Features: company name displayed on 2017 RTA Transportation Breakfast event signage and event agenda, name and verbal recognition at event, name recognition in RTA promotional emails, name recognition on RTA event webpage, registration for eight (8) participants at event with at-table name recognition
  • Note:  RTA Gold, Silver, and Bronze memberships also include recognition and visibility benefits at all RTA events — call 919.664.7062 or email us with questions.

RTA is a regional program of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce which has determined that this event is permitted under Section 138A-32(e)(1)c of the General Statutes.

Click here for summary information on past RTA Transportation Breakfast events.