RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cooperative Council of North Carolina, a non-profit support organization that has served the state's cooperatives since 1935, has announced the selection of Emily Nail, as its new Executive Director. The selection was made after a national search and selection process conducted by the Board of Directors.
"We are very pleased to announce this appointment," said Kyle Randleman, the Cooperative Council of North Carolina Board Chair. "Emily will bring leadership and creativity to the council's programs and a deep sense of commitment to our region's cooperative sector. She has served at program, fundraising, executive and leadership levels, and has a breadth of perspective and experience."
Emily's tasks as the new Executive Director will consist of executive planning, administration, communications, education and marketing. She possesses a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Eastern New Mexico University and has an undergraduate degree in Small Business Ownership and a Minor in Economics from Illinois State University. Emily served as training coordinator for High Plains Federal Credit Union. Prior to this appointment Emily was a branch VP for American Chartered Bank.
"I look forward to getting to know and supporting the more than 200 cooperative organizations in North Carolina," said Nail. "I am dedicated to this sector because the cooperative difference is something that enriches our community, gives voice to all, and proves service still can be the driving factor in business."
The Cooperative Council of North Carolina is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing centralized and innovative information, education, and consulting support for the cooperative sector in North Carolina.
SOURCE Cooperative Council of North Carolina