Allen Quigley grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY and attended Duke University. He is a retired US Naval Flight Officer on P3C anti-submarine aircraft. He has over 30 years as a sales and marketing professional experience in metropolitan NYC working in a diverse set of industries, primarily technology related. He has managed direct and indirect sales channels with focus on building strategic partnerships. Allen is also a co-owner of The Dixie Grill restaurant.
Allen currently owns Lawson Gray Consulting, LLC, a business broker and consulting firm. He works with profitable businesses to find qualified buyers in Eastern North Carolina, and innovative sales and marketing executive specializing in creating and executing new sales channels to accelerate revenue growth. Utilizing a “one-to-many” approach, mutually beneficial relationships are created that leverage the existing customer base while uncovering new business relationships. A strong business acumen through vast experience across many industries and disciplines. He is comfortable working from the field sales level up to the board room. The goal is to find new revenue streams where they didn’t exist before. Allen is a member of Rotary International, Wilmington Downtown Inc, and a Pilates instructor at the YMCA.
Chris George, based in Wilmington, N.C., serves as senior vice president and Retail regional manager for PNC Bank, where he oversees consumer banking for more than 15 branches in Wilmington and surrounding areas. With nearly three decades of experience in the banking industry, Chris has served PNC Bank and its predecessors for more than 20 years in various leadership roles across North and South Carolina including Retail, Investments and Commercial Banking. He received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Montana. A long-time Wilmington resident with his wife and three children, he is actively involved in the local community, including leadership roles with the Boys & Girls Club, Boy Scouts, the Chamber of Commerce and other volunteer service projects.