Governor Perdue Appoints Hal S. Johnson to College Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees

Dec 03, 2012, 11:31 ET from College Foundation, Inc.

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Hal S. Johnson to its board of trustees.  He was appointed by Governor Beverly Perdue to replace retiring trustee, James O. Frye, former president and chief executive officer of The Community Bank, who served on the board of CFI for 17 years. 

Johnson is treasurer of BB&T, responsible for the bank's market risk management, simulation modeling and treasury market functions.  His career in banking started in 1984 with Southern National Corporation where he served in several marketing and strategic planning capacities and assisted in Southern National's merger-of-equals with BB& T in 1995.

Johnson earned both a Bachelor of Science and a Master's degree in business administration at East Carolina University and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

About College Foundation, Inc.

College Foundation, Inc. (CFI), administers a large portfolio of education loans, several major grant and scholarship programs for students attending N.C. colleges and universities, and the tax-free "529" college savings program on behalf of the N.C. State Education Assistance Authority.  CFI also delivers information to North Carolina students and families about paying for college and provides technology services for

SOURCE College Foundation, Inc.