Directors

Fred E. Beacham Fred E. Beacham is the owner of All Season's Heating & Cooling in Jacksonville, NC. Mr. Beacham graduated from Campbell University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Studies.

Fred E. Beacham Senator Harry C. Brown is the owner and President of National Dodge-Subaru and National Volkswagen in Jacksonville, NC. He also owns Equine Country USA, which is a horse farm in Jacksonville. He holds an MBA from Campbell University and is Past President of the NCADA and the Jacksonville/Onslow Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves as a North Carolina State Senator and is a member of the Jacksonville Breakfast Rotary Club.

Vanessa Ervin Vanessa Ervin is the CEO and President of Carobell, Inc., a private non-profit organization that provides care for developmentally disabled individuals with multiple medical needs. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Masters Degrees in both Business and Rehabilitation Administration. She is the Division President of the American Association on Mental Retardation. Ms. Ervin is a Commissioner and Finance Chairperson of the Onslow Memorial Hospital Authority and Director of Neuse River Development Authority.

Jim A. King is the CFO of Fred Webb, Inc. in Greenville, NC. He received his accounting degree from Northern Illinois University in 1973 and worked as a Certified Public Accountant until he joined Fred Webb, Inc. in 1987. He currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer for the Southeastern Grain and Feed Association and the William C. Ethridge Foundation, Inc. He served as a Director of the National Grain & Feed Association from 1998 through 2004.

John R. Kopka John R. Kopka is President of Kopka Enterprises, DBA Postnet, which is a packing and shipping company in Jacksonville, NC. Colonel Kopka also owns Kopka and Associates which organizes and manages local golf tournaments for the civilian and military population in Onslow County. He served as a Marine Officer for thirty years, most recently as the Chief of Staff of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.

Scott Johnston, MD Scott Johnston, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist and fellowship trained expert in pain management. In 1990, after completing his residency he served as the Director of Anesthesia Services at Cherry Point Naval Hospital and Assistant Director at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune. He has practiced pain medicine exclusively as the owner of Johnston Pain Management since 1995.

James Maides James Maides is the President of Carolina South Builders, Inc., a construction company in Jacksonville. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He holds a General Contractors License, a North Carolina Brokers License and a North Carolina Manufacturing Salesman License. Mr. Maides attends Trinity United Methodist Church in Jacksonville.

Hubert Saunders Hubert Saunders is the owner of Saunders Funeral Home in Jacksonville, NC and has served the Onslow County and surrounding counties for over 18 years. Mr. Saunders graduated from LaGuardia College and the American Academy McAllister Institute of Mortuary Science in New York. Mr. Saunders current civic involvement includes membership in the Onslow County Political Action Committee and the A Koonce Help Yourself Club.

Jeffery B. Turner Jeffery B. Turner is the Executive Vice President of Murphy Family Ventures, LLC in Wallace, NC. He holds a degree in Agriculture Business Management. His community and civic affiliations include Director for the Global Trans- Park Authority and Board Member for the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Pitt Memorial Hospital and the University Health Care System.

C. Donald Williamson C. Donald Williamson is owner of Moore Buick, Pontiac, GMC Truck Center and Don Williamson Nissan in Jacksonville, NC. He has worked in the automotive industry for forty years. He is Past President of the Onslow/Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, the Jacksonville Rotary Club and the NCADA. Mr. Williamson was the National Winner of Time Magazine's Dealer of the Year Award in 2000. Current civic involvement includes the Military Affairs Committee and Board of Trustees for Coastal Carolina Community College.

W. Alex Willis, D.D.S. W. Alex Willis, D.D.S., M.Sc.O. is an orthodontist with Willis, Vanek, Ball & Fischer, P.A. in Jacksonville, NC. After graduating from Wake Forest University and the University of North Carolina Dental School, Dr. Willis founded the practice of Willis, Vanek, Ball & Fischer, PA. Dr. Willis has been the President of the NC Association of Orthodontists and the North Carolina Easter Seals Society. Currently, Dr. Willis is a Director of the Salvation Army.

W. Keith Betts is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank.  With over 30 years of corporate and retail banking experience, Betts was formerly the Founder, President and CEO of Port City Capital Bank in Wilmington, NC, from 2001 until the bank was sold in 2006.   During his tenure, from the time period of 2005-2006, Port City Capital Bank was ranked in the top five banks in the North Carolina Bank Performance Report.  Prior to his appointment with Coastal bank & Trust, Betts held the position of Executive Vice President and Market President of Crescent State Bank/Vantage South Bank in Wilmington.  He is a 1980 graduate of St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, NC.

 
 
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