Board of Directors

The founder as well as past and present board members of Triad Local First are committed to our community.  
They serve to represent the local independent businesses that make our place like no other.  Their time, talents and treasures help sustain the work that we do to build local prosperity right here at home.


Deanna Watson, Executive Director


  Luck Davidson, Board Chair     

Mary Lacklen, Restaurant Consultant


Wayne Abraham, Board Vice Chair, Personal Care, Inc.

Randy Barnes, Web Developer & Blogger



Tony Doles, Business Owner, Party Chick and Paper

 Shari Kumiega, Event organizer, Food Curator and Community Volunteer

Lynne Brandon, M.A., Brandon Communications 


Bob Tapp, Community Volunteer


Alisha Wielfaert, Founder and Life Coach, Yoke and Abundance