NC LEAP is governed by a steering committee comprising attorneys who are members of the North Carolina Bar Association. The Steering Committee provides direction to the program, recruits volunteer attorneys, fundraises and prepares educational material and seminars for small business owners across the state.
Steering Committee 2011-2012
David Caplan, Chair, The Caplan Group
Ben Baldwin, Vice-Chair, Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.
Jeremy Browner, The Law Office of Jeremy Todd Browner, PLLC
Bill Bryner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Chris Capel, Smith Anderson
Susan Carr, SAS Institute Inc.
Ken Carroll, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC
Donna Chmura, Sands Anderson
Clara Cottrell, Smith Moore Leatherwood, LLP
Professor Deborah Gerhardt, UNC School of Law
Michael Lord, Williams Mullen
Anna Mills, The Van Winkle Law Firm
Bentley Olive, Olive Law Group
Robert Rehm, Smith Anderson
Debbie Segal, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Wendy Sexton, LORD Corporation
Andrew Spainhour, Replacements, Ltd.
Tammy Stringer, BB&T
Shandra Stout, Womble Carlyle