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Alumni Advisory Board

A collage banner of alumni photos.
A collage banner of alumni photos.
A collage banner of alumni photos.
As a non-fiduciary advisory group for the Office of Alumni Engagement, the Board serves as ambassadors and advocates for Wingate University. Each board member serves on one of four committees which encompass the areas of philanthropy, student engagement, programming and events, and awards and nominations. The Board commits to building and encouraging mutually-beneficial relationships between alumni, students, faculty, and staff. The Board advances the mission of Wingate University in developing educated, ethical, and productive global citizens while cultivating the following in its students: Faith, Knowledge, and Service.


To promote Wingate University and deepen the loyalty of alumni to their alma mater by initiating, promoting, and sponsoring programs and events consistent with these goals. 


To mobilize a vibrant alumni network of proud Wingate University ambassadors who give, serve, and celebrate their alma mater.

Brad Baldwin, ’97

Alumni Advisory Board Chair
Waxhaw, NC
Acquisition Manager

Ben Bailey, ’85

Matthews, NC

Sherri Barham, ’84

Monroe, NC
VP Corp. Accounting
SellEthics Marketing Group, Inc

Janet Marks Breedlove, ’71

Durham, NC
West and Woodall Real Estate

Zach Broadaway, ’17 & ’19 MAC

Alumni Advisory Board Secretary
Charlotte, NC
Senior Accounting Analyst


Cheri Butler, ’73

Surfside Beach, SC

Blake Coats, ’14

Charlotte, NC
Financial Advisor
Northwestern Mutual

Chris Driggers, ’04

Indian Trail, NC
Regional Vice President
Mass Mutual Ascend

Loudoun Emswiler, ’11

Pineville, NC
Analytics Senior Manager
Wells Fargo

Jose Espaillat, ’01

Matthews, NC
Diverse Segments, Head of Affluent Markets
Wells Fargo

Dawn McCabe, ’01

Charlotte, NC
Wells Fargo

Brent Monroe, ’85

Raleigh, NC
Interactive Medical Systems

Phil Pruett, ’90

Hickory, NC
State of NC, Administrative Office of the Courts

Allison Pullen, ’14 & ’16 MPAS

Charlotte, NC
Physician Assistant
Novant Health

Scott Pullen, ’15

Charlotte, NC

Andi Raymond, ’84

Wadesboro, NC
Business Development Advisor

John Smith, ’83

Blythewood, SC
RE/MAX Home Team Realty

Kevin Wilson, ’72

Durham, NC
Chief Consultant
Wilson Education & Consulting

Ken Yelton, ’82

Concord, NC
Cabarrus Market President
Uwharrie Bank

Grants in Action


Sarah Colón
Director of Alumni Engagement
(704) 233-6141