Who We Are
Lee is the Vice Chairman of Investment Banking for Performance Trust Capital Partners and Chairman of the Board and co-founder of UB Bancorp.
Philip is the CEO and co-founder of Semsee.
Phil is Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Brent is the founder and CEO of BCom Solutions, a nationally recognized digital advertising agency focused on impact-driven campaigns, causes and corporate clients.
Mauri Connors provides development related administrative support to the Institute. Her responsibilities include donor and board communications, solicitation crafting and planning, gift processing, and serving as a key liaison between the Institute and the Arts and Sciences Foundation.
Catherine is a member of the Carolina Women’s Leadership Council.
Mary was the initial Director of Development for the IAH, serving in that role from 1995 through 2012.
Buck was the founding Chair of the IAH. He is the University Entrepreneur in Residence and a Professor of the Practice in the School of Education at UNC.
Legacy Fellow – Race, Memory, and Reckoning Initiative
Julia is a member of the Campaign for Carolina Steering Committee, co-chair of the Campaign for Carolina Women’s Campaign Cabinet and member of the UNC-CH Foundation Board.
Bill is President of the Institute for Responsible Citizenship.
Neil is a Vice Chairman in CBRE’s Advisory and Transaction Services Group in New York, NY.
Kathryn and her husband, Bobby, live in Greensboro, NC. They have been long-standing supporters of the arts and community at large.
Karol is the President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Lane is a Managing Director of OMERS Private Equity.
Deborah is a former attorney with the American Cancer Society and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
James Moeser is Chancellor Emeritus and Professor of Music Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As chancellor from 2000 to 2008, he articulated the vision that UNC should be America’s leading public university.
Walker is President of Muirfield Broadcasting and a former Chief Executive Officer at the Clinton Development Initiative.
Allen is the Managing General Partner at Noro-Moseley Partners.
John is a retired investment manager, most recently as Managing Director and Senior Advisor at Rockefeller and Company.
Will is the Vice-President of Leasing at Reckson, a division of the Cappelli Organization.
Andrew Perrin is a professor of sociology and director emeritus of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
Roger is Chairman of East West Partners Club Management. He is also President of East West Partners Management Company, Inc.
Nelson is a Co-Founder and Senior Advisor at Carousel Capital.
Friend of the Institute Fellow – Race, Memory, and Reckoning Initiative
Sherwood is Chairman Emeritus, Carolina Power & Light Company.
Brian is the Head of Global Communications at Bloomberg Media.
Ruel Tyson founded the Institute for the Arts and Humanities and guided its development as director for 20 years. He remained dedicated to scholarship and service until his passing in 2019.
Reyna is the Director of Civic Engagement and Voter Protection with the Democratic National Committee.
Amanda is the Chief Executive Officer at City Square Consulting.
John is the co-founder and a partner at Collwick Capital, LLC.
Margaret has been a member of the UNC Board of Visitors and is a current member of the Carolina Women’s Leadership Council.
Caroline is the President, Treasurer, and a Director of the B. Robert Williamson, Jr. Foundation.
Sandra is a retired Colonel, US Air Force and a retired Senior Executive, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA).
Tom is a former President, Global Distribution at HBO.
Nadia Yaqub is professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and coordinator of the department’s Arabic program, while also serving as an adjunct associate professor in the Department of English & Comparative Literature.
Mike is Principal and Managing Director at Tiedemann Advisors.