New Board Members 2017-2018

Beth BaldwinBeth Baldwin is active as Philanthropy Committee Chair of the Women’s Council of Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation, a member of the Emma Bahnson Service League, the Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem, and as a Community Representative on the Forsyth Tech Nursing Advisory Committee.


Scott CarpenterScott Carpenter is co-founder of Capture Public Relations & Marketing, based in Winston-Salem. A native of Shelby, N.C. and a graduate of Wake Forest University, Carpenter has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, including Crosby Scholars, the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem, and the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina.


John CocklereeceJohn Cocklereece has been practicing law in Winston-Salem since 1979, and is currently a director of Bell Davis & Pitt, PA, where his practice is concentrated in business, tax, and estate planning/administration matters. Cocklereece is also a current member of the Forsyth Tech Community College Board of Trustees.


Charles CorpeningCharles Corpening is a Director for Alex Brown and previously was a trust officer with First Union and Planters National Bank. Corpening’s involvements include St Paul’s Episcopal Church, prior Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 920, Ravenscroft School, Summit School, Wofford College, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Parents Council.


Edward GriggsEdward Griggs is a Partner on the Private Wealth Team at Womble Bond Dickinson. He is an Elder at First Presbyterian Church, Past President of the Winston-Salem Estate Planning Council, Past Chair of the Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar, Past Chair and Board Member of The Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem, Inc., and Member of the Major Gifts Committee of Samaritan Ministries.


Ginger SaltGinger Salt serves as Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Piedmont Federal Savings Bank. Prior to joining Piedmont Federal, Salt served in senior marketing roles with First Community Bank, Truliant Federal Credit Union and BB&T. She is active in Crosby Scholars, Winston-Salem Street School, and Stratford Rotary.


Ken WalkerKen Walker is the Winston-Salem facility manager for Progress Rail, a subsidiary of Caterpillar. He is currently a board member of the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce, Winston-Salem Business, Inc., and an active member of the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce.


Ann WattsAnn Watts is a long-term Forsyth Tech employee, who started as a teacher in the Early Childhood program in 1998 and served as the Director of Stokes County operations for Forsyth Tech from 2006 until her retirement in 2017. She currently serves as Board Chair for New Life Center Child Care of First Baptist Church-Walnut Cove and is a Board Member of the Stokes Partnership for Children.