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Board Members


Aaron Means


Aaron Means is the former IBM Charlotte Site Initiatives Manager and Import/Export Regulation Executive, and was responsible for employee programs, import/export regulations, and assisting the Senior Location Executive with community involvement for the IBM Charlotte Site. He worked for IBM 38 years, living in Charlotte since 1996.

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Edwin Terry


Edwin Terry is a retired Senior Manager at IBM and previously held a position of Vice President of Operation at Solectron Technology Inc. Edwin’s expertise is in Product Development, Quality Engineering and Manufacturing.  

Edwin received the Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service from the State of North Carolina, March 12, 2012 and Lifetime Achievement Award for volunteer service from President Barack Obama 2015.

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Michael Guerin

SVP of Leadership Development

Michael Guerin has enjoyed a career in Technology, Finance, and Management Consulting over the past 18 years with companies such as Kraft Foods, Commerce Bank, and Wells Fargo. He is currently a 10-year veteran of Wells Fargo and has served in various Technology and Strategy roles throughout Enterprise Finance & Information Technology and more recently, the Customer Remediation Center of Excellence for Auto Operations, providing Technology Strategy, Relationship Management, Metrics Strategy, and Operational Excellence expertise.

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Kenric Brooks

Director of STEAM & Robotics

Kenric Brooks is a 14 year employee of Verizon.  Having served in various management and leadership roles, his current role is that of Retail Small & Medium Business Sales Manager responsible for implementing technology solutions for small and medium businesses in the Charlotte Market. 

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Victor Burgess Mack Ph.D

VP of Education

“Effective education requires the integration of social interaction with content knowledge that meets the individual needs of the learner and facilitated in a manner that promotes self-inquiry, life-long learning, democracy, and agency-building” ...Dr. Victor Mack

The above educational philosophy has been shaped by a 25+ year career in multiple capacities with a commitment to on-going learning and service to the community.

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Robert Taylor

VP of Technology

Robert B. Taylor works for the City of Charlotte as Technology & Process Improvement Manager. I’m an 11-year City of Charlotte employee, experienced Process Improvement Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. I am a strong information technology professional skilled in a Analytical Skills, Government, Team Building, Management, and Software Documentation. I lead an initiative to complete an initial Alternative Fuels Study Strategic Plan for the City of Charlotte. 

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