Membership

The regional business group that gets results

It takes strong regional business leadership to advance critical priorities and focus areas including 540, I-40, regional transit, and RDU Airport.

By combining a regional business perspective with a transportation focus, RTA accelerates results – year after year. RTA has provided this strategic leadership and focus to enhance mobility and prosperity for the Triangle since 2002.

RTA members gain regional connections and recognition, critical insights and meaningful impact. See our current list of members below, and learn more about membership benefits here.

RTA Regional Leadership Team

Gold members

OMNIA GOLD

Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina – Linda Hall, Scott Levitan

SUSTAINING GOLD

EDGE6: Wake County Economic Development Program – Michael Haley
FORGE Communications – Roger Friedensen
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
– Geoff Durham, Bryan Fox
Kane Realty– John Kane, Greg Kuruc
MetLife
– Chris Cooper, Kenan Gardner
Raleigh Chamber – Adrienne Cole, John Goodman

GOLD

Clark Nexsen – Clymer Cease, Wes Parker
Duke Energy – Adrianne Elder, Marty Clayton
Google – Lilyn Hester
HDR
– Jeff Douglas, Paul Meehan
IBM Corporation – Tim Humphrey, Judy Johnson
Kimley-Horn – Richard Adams, PE, Stephanie Hachem, PE
Pinnacle Financial Partners – Mark Carlton, Ashley Jones
Red Hat, Inc. – Danny Seaton
Smith Anderson – Pete Marino
Summit Design and Engineering Services, PLLC – Troy Dover, PE, Ginny Kirk Andrews
VHB – Don Bryson, Taruna Tayal
Wetherill Engineering, Inc. – Eddie Wetherill
WSP – Will Letchworth, PE, Pam Townsend, PE

Silver members

AECOM – France Campbell
AT&T North Carolina – Robert Doreauk
Capitol Broadcasting Co., Inc. – Michael Goodmon, Loretta Harper-Arnold
Chatham Park / Preston Development – Chuck Smith, Karl Blackley
Citrix – Brittany Chmielewski, Ashton Smith
Coastal Federal Credit Union – Creighton Blackwell
Credit Suisse – Brett Le Cheminant, Sophia Wajnert
Dominion Energy – Julia Wright
Duke University – Michael Schoenfeld
Fidelity Investments – Harold Hicks, Kathleen Bentley
First Citizens Bank – Jay Irby, Sam Nichols
First National Bank – John McGeary, Chris Moore
Fox Rothschild LLP – Gray Styers, Marc Tucker
Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies – Sarah Gaskill
GlaxoSmithKline – Maeve Gardner
GoTriangle – Chuck Lattuca, Scott Thomas
Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau – Denny Edwards
KDC – Jeff Marcus
Lenovo
– Rob Herman
Martin Marietta – Buzz Crosby, Kevin Jones
McAdams – Mary Heath, Mike Munn, PE
Monteith Construction – Sam Pierce
ms consultants, inc. – Drew Draper
Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Industries, LP – Shaylah Nunn Jones
North Carolina Railroad Company – Carl Warren, Catherine Campbell Knudson
North Carolina State University – Kevin Howell, Julie Smith
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
– Mike Landguth, Crystal Feldman
Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc. – Montell Irvin, Battle Whitley
RATIO
– Hal Bowen, Brett Frenier
SAS Institute Inc. – Don McCorquodale
Stewart – Doug Taylor, PE, Lee Anne Nance
STV Inc. – Anne Lenart-Redmond, Monica Barrow
The Special Event Company – Keri Gloth
The Sunrock Group – Randy Lickey, Bryan Pfohl
Truist – Chris Bell, Dave Byerley
The Umstead Hotel and Spa – Jim Beley, Bryn Nicholson
UNC Chapel Hill – Nate Knuffman, Cheryl Stout
UNC Health Care / UNC REX Healthcare – Kerry Grace Heckle, Tom Maltais
Wake Technical Community College – Dr. Scott Ralls, Matt Smith

Senior Regional Partners

Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization – Chris Lukasina
Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization – Aaron Cain
City of Durham – Sean Egan
GoRaleigh / City of Raleigh – Michael Moore
GoTriangle – Chuck Lattuca
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority – Michael Landguth
Town of Cary – Jerry Jensen
Triangle J Council of Governments – John Hodges-Copple

Member Chambers

FOUNDING MEMBER CHAMBERS

Cary Chamber of Commerce – Howard Johnson, Perry Wester
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce – Geoff Durham, Bryan Fox
Raleigh Chamber – Adrienne Cole, John Goodman
The Chamber For a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro – Aaron Nelson, Katie Loovis

MEMBER CHAMBERS

Angier Chamber of Commerce – Shelby Blackmon
Apex Chamber of Commerce – Shannon Flaherty
Benson Area Chamber of Commerce – Loretta Byrd
Chatham Chamber of Commerce – Cindy Poindexter
Clayton Chamber of Commerce – Dana Wooten
Franklin County Chamber of Commerce – Brenda Fuller
Fuquay-Varina Area Chamber of Commerce – Kate Davis
Garner Chamber of Commerce – Matthew Coppedge
Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce – Kim Tesoro
Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce – Chante Pickard
Knightdale Chamber of Commerce – Michelle Benedict
Moore County Chamber of Commerce – Linda Parsons
Morrisville Chamber of Commerce – Linda Frenette
Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce – David Farris
Rolesville Area Chamber of Commerce – Rachel Morris
Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce – Alicia Puryear
Sanford Area Growth Alliance – Jimmy Randolph
Triangle East Chamber of Commerce – Mike Mancuso
Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce – Ann Welton
Wayne County Chamber of Commerce – Kate Daniels
Wendell Chamber of Commerce – Shelley Lesniewicz
Zebulon Chamber of Commerce – John Saffold

Supporting members

Bronze members

Alfred Benesch & Company – Greg Stewart
Atkins – Dave Thompson
Avison Young – John Linderman
Biogen
– Mike McBrierty
Bolton & Menk – Kyler Bender
Clancy & Theys Construction Company – Matt Chambers
CPL Architecture and Engineering, PC – Mayowa Alabi
Dewberry – Bryan Lambeth
Gregory Poole Equipment Company – Ben Bradsher
Highwoods Properties – Skip Hill
McKim & Creed – Jessica Graber
PNC – Rebecca Quinn-Wolf
RTI International – Patrick Gunsch
Strada Architecture PLLC – Melissa Wolter
Trinity Capital Partners – Jeff Sheehan
WakeMed Health & Hospitals – Donald Gintzig
York Properties, Inc./McDonald-York Building Company – Mike Kriston

Standard members

AMT Engineering – Nick Ramirez
Apple Designs, Inc. – Joseph Erhart
Baseline Mobility Group, Inc. – Mushtaqur Rahman, Ph.D., PE
Catalyst Design, PLLC – Roberta Fox
CH Engineering, PLLC – Maha Chambliss
Downtown Durham, Inc. – Nicole Thompson
Eagle Rock Concrete – Henry Willey
E.L. Robinson – Dean Hatfield, PE
Gannett Fleming, Inc. – Terry Snow, PE
HH Architecture – Kristen Hess
HNTB North Carolina, PC – Spencer Franklin, PE
IBI Group Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Architects, A New York General Partnership – Ola Ferm
IEM, Inc. – Madhu Beriwal
JE Dunn Construction – Bo Crouse-Feuerhelm
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson – Bill Jenkins
Kittelson and Associates – Josh Hurst
Maupin Travel – Mike Owens
MBP Carolinas, Inc. – Kevin Lugo
Mead & Hunt – Rick DeCola, PE
M.H. Corbin, LLC – Kate McGaughy
Michael Greenspon
North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives – Paul Mott
NV5 – Jay Bissett, PE
Poyner Spruill LLP – Dan Cahill
Proterra – Ryan Popple
Rodgers Builders, Inc. – Chad Tate
RS&H – Charles Cox
S&ME, Inc. – Shannon Sweitzer
SEPI, Inc. – Sepideh Saidi, PE
Sewell Motor Express Company – David Christensen
Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. – Paul Koch
Terracon – Rob Belisle
TowneBank – Brian Reid
Turner Construction Co. – Josh Dobeck
Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP – Doug Saunders
Williams Mullen – Andrew Shores

Gold members

Thank you to our Omnia Gold, Sustaining Gold, and Gold members

Omnia Gold