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.

Dunia Fleihan, Director of Operations


  Luck Davidson, Past President/Executive Director of Triad Local First      

Mary Lacklen, Triad Local First Chair, Restaurant Consultant


Wayne Abraham, Personal Care, Inc.

Randy Barnes, Web Developer & Blogger

Johnathan Watterson, Assistant Manager, Get:Outdoors

Bob Tapp, Community Volunteer

Paul Gibson

Paul Gibson, Triad Local First Vice-Chair, Former County Commisoner

Evan Morrison, Owner of Gate City Dry Goods

 Shari Kumiega, Event organizer, Food Curator and Community Volunteer


Michael Boyer, Managing Attorney, Carolina Craft Legal

Morgan Murphy, Property Accountant, Hawthorne Residential Partners

Lynne Brandon, M.A., Brandon Communications