Funding Partners and Board Leadership

Ensuring Rowan County’s Future Success

Funding Partners

The Rowan EDC is primarily funded by Rowan County, the cities of Salisbury and Kannapolis and the towns of China Grove, Cleveland, East Spencer, Faith, Granite Quarry, Landis, Rockwell, and Spencer.

The Board of Directors

The board is comprised of ten members who meet at 3:30 pm on the second Thursday of every month. Members are appointed to a three-year term. After one term is completed, the board member may be re-appointed to a second term, but can serve no more than six consecutive years.

Board membership consists of:
• Seven appointed members by the County Commission of Rowan County
• Two appointed members by the City Council of the City of Salisbury
• One appointed member by the governing bodies of the towns of Rowan County
• The Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce serves as an ex-officio member

Board of Directors 2017-18

Bryan Overcash, Chairman
Global Contact Services
County Appointee
1/1/2015 to 12/31/2017
1st Term
Rick Hudson
County Appointee
1/1/2017 to 12/31/2019
1st Term
Matt Barr, Vice Chairman
Carolina Color Corp.
City Appointee
1/1/2015 to 12/31/2017
1st Term
Dyke Messinger
Power Curbers
City Appointee
1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018
1st Term
Denise Hallett, Secretary
Vulcan Materials Company
County Appointee
1/1/2017 to 12/31/2019
1st Term
Dr. Lynn Moody
Rowan-Salisbury School System
County Appointee
1/1/2018 to 12/31/2020
1st Term
Dan Peters, Treasurer
Municipal Appointee
1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018
1st Term
Hayes Smith
Second Creek Development Co.
County Appointee
1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018
1st Term
Janet Spriggs
Rowan Cabarrus Community College
Rowan Co. Chamber of Commerce Board Chair
Ex-Officio Member
Dari Caldwell
Novant Health Rowan Medical Center
County Appointee
1/1/2017 to 12/31/2019
1st Term

Thank You To Our Funding Partners