Dale Jenkins is the Chief Executive Officer of Medical Mutual Holdings. Founded in 1975, the Group’s flagship company is Medical Mutual Insurance Company of North Carolina, a property/casualty insurance company that specializes in writing professional liability insurance for physicians and healthcare professionals. Additionally, the company owns MMIC Investment Holdings, which possesses various real estate properties and private equity investments.
Currently, Dale serves as the Chairman of the Board for The University of North Carolina Health Care System and Capital Associated Industries. He is the immediate past chair of the NC Chamber.
Prior to joining Medical Mutual in April 1994, Dale spent 16 years with Ernst & Young. He held various positions at Ernst & Young from July 1978 – September 1987 before becoming a Partner in October 1987.
Dale graduated from Wake Forest University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He earned his Certified Public Accountant license in 1980.
Jim is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in accounting. He worked for 10 years with Ernst & Young specializing in bank auditing. He then spent 28 years at First Citizens Bank, the first eight as CFO and then 20 years as President, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. Jim then joined IMC as Managing Director. He retired on October 31, 2016. He currently serves as a Director of Duke Energy. He is also on the board of IMC and two of its portfolio companies, Fleet Feet and RiseMark. In addition, he is on the board of one other privately held company. Jim has been involved with numerous local, state and national non-profit service organizations. Jim and his wife Natalie live in Asheville, NC but spend the winter months in South Florida.
Richard retired from his position as Chief Operating Officer of Investors Management Corporation in October 2016 after being actively involved in financial activities for IMC and its affiliates for 31 years. Richard graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before earning his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a former partner at Arthur Andersen & Co., where he worked for 18 years before joining IMC in 1985.
Richard serves on several local boards with particular focus on education and improving the lives of young people. These include the North Carolina Public Schools Forum, the Wake Education Partnership, which presented him with the Friend of Education Award in 2007, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Wake County. Richard has also served as the chairman of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce board and he sits on the Meredith College Board of Trustees. He was a board member and Chair of the Audit Committee of Yadkin Bank. Richard is married to Cindy Urquhart and they have two grown daughters and three grandchildren.
Recently retired as President and Chief Executive Officer, Stuart provided strategic leadership for Biologics, Inc., pulling from his 30 years of experience in business, strategy, business development, operations and finance. He first served Biologics as Chairman from 2007 to 2009 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2010. He also serves on the boards of Watson Electrical Construction Company, Inc. and RiseMark Brands. He has served on numerous additional corporate boards.
Stuart is Managing Partner of Aris Partners and previously led a private equity group within Franklin Street Partners, Inc. Stuart was also Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carolinas Golf Group. He has remained active in the community, having served on the board of the Boys and Girls Club and as a deacon and elder in his church. He is a graduate of the University of Carolina at Chapel Hill and of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, where he earned a Masters of Business Administration. He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife, Ella.
Ted was the President and CEO of Golden Corral Corporation for 25 years before transitioning to Investors Management Corporation as a Director. Ted holds a B.A. from Abilene Christian University and completed the Graduate School of Business Administration’s Executive Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989. Ted started his career with Sambo’s Restaurants in Santa Barbara, CA, before joining Golden Corral in 1977. He became President and CEO in 1989, winning more than half a dozen awards for distinction in foodservice and hospitality during his tenure. He is a Past Chairman of the National Restaurant Association and currently serves on the board for IMC, where he has been a Director since 2015. Ted is married to Glenda Fowler and has two adult children and five grandchildren.
Temple graduated from Duke University in 1961 with a degree in Business Administration. Shortly thereafter he founded General Parts, Inc., in Raleigh, where he served as Chairman until his retirement in 2013. The success of General Parts, Inc., the parent of the Carquest chain, led to the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association naming Temple Man of the Year in 1989. In the real estate arena, Temple began Highwoods Properties with a group of Raleigh executives in 1978. When the company went public in 1994, Temple became Chairman of the Board, a position he also holds at private investment firms Sheser Creek Company and Trail Creek Investments. Temple has been an active supporter of the Boy Scouts of America, serving on the Occoneechee Council since 1967 and the National Advisory Board since 2014. The Boy Scouts honored his achievements and involvement with the Distinguished Eagle Award in 1992 and the Silver Buffalo Award in 2010.
Tom Darden is founder and CEO of Cherokee and its predecessors. Cherokee has raised over $2.2 billion in five institutional private equity funds, and invested this capital in the acquisition, cleanup, development, and sale of approximately 550 environmentally contaminated real estate assets in the US, Europe and Canada. In addition, Cherokee and its affiliates have invested in or founded approximately 160 corporate ventures, many focused on clean tech.
Tom earned a Master in Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a JD from Yale Law School and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar. Before Cherokee he was a consultant with Bain & Company in Boston and an environmental planner with the Korea Institute of Science & Technology in Seoul.