Piedmont Triad Partnership
Founded in 1991, the Piedmont Triad Partnership (PTP) is a leadership organization bringing together the business community in the Triad region to promote prosperity and growth. We are supporting regional development platforms including megasite development, the aeroplex anchored by Piedmont Triad International Airport and the redevelopment of Whitaker Park Complex. We believe supporting these transformational projects will prepare the Triad to compete for major economic development job generators.
The Partnership promotes economic development in the following counties in the north-central, piedmont region of North Carolina:
Metropolitan centers: Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, Burlington, Asheboro
The PTP Mission
The Piedmont Triad Partnership is a private leadership organization connecting and leveraging the region’s leaders and assets to drive increased economic growth and jobs.
The PTP Vision
The Piedmont Triad will be globally recognized as a dynamic and prosperous region where collaborative culture, emerging innovation and thriving talent generate sustainable, significant economic growth outpacing the southeast United States.
Stan Kelly has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Piedmont Triad Partnership since February 2015, and as Treasurer and Secretary of the organization prior to that. Stan has 34 years in executive… Read more »
Chairman, Piedmont Capital Partners, LLC
President, Flow Companies, Inc.
President, High Point University
Managing Partner, Trust Company of the South
Regional President, Truist Corp.
President, LDJ Global Strategies
CEO, WFU Baptist Medical Center
Chairman, Glen Raven Inc.
President, Joseph M Bryan Foundation
Immediate Past Chairman
CEO, Truist Corp.
Board Members and Investors
CEO, Cone Health
Executive Director, Piedmont Triad Airport Authority
CEO, Kontoor Brands
CEO, Bell Partners, Inc.
President, Quality Oil Company
President, Elon University
Triad Managing Partner, Dixon Hughes Goodman
Managing Partner, Piedmont Capital Partners, LLC
Tournament Director, Wyndham Championship
CEO, The Budd Group
CEO, Bethany Medical Centers
President & CEO, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce
Chairman, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
Regional President and Executive Vice President, First Bank
President, Randolph County EDC
Founding President & CEO, Honda Aircraft Company
Economic Development Director, Duke Energy
President, Wake Forest University
President, High Point EDC
President, Winston-Salem Alliance
President & CEO, Piedmont Triad Partnership
Managing Partner, Smith Leonard PLLC
Chancellor, NC A&T State University
Senior Vice President, Market Executive, Wells Fargo
Chairman & CEO, Inmar
President, Mercedes Benz of Winston-Salem
MD, MRCP, CEO, Peters Holdings
Attorney, Brooks Pierce
President and Group Director of HAECO Cabin Solutions, HAECO Americas
Region President, Triad West, SunTrust Bank
President/COO, Novant Health
President & CEO, Samet Corporation
Managing Partner, Front Street Capital
President & CEO, DataMax
Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson
* Ex Officio Member