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Executive Director

 

Allan B. Head
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
North Carolina Bar Association
919-677-0561
ahead@ncbar.org

EDUCATION
Undergraduate - B.A., Wake Forest University - 1966
Law School - J.D., Wake Forest University - 1969
(Admitted to the N.C. Bar, August, 1969)

EXPERIENCE
January, 1970 - November, 1973 - lawyer assigned to U.S. Army Security Agency Europe (Kassel and Augsburg, Germany)

December, 1973 - February, 1981 - Executive Secretary N.C. Bar Association/N.C. Bar Foundation

February, 1981 - Present - Executive Director and Treasurer N.C. Bar Association/N.C. Bar Foundation

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member
North Carolina Bar Association (1973-present)

North Carolina State Bar (1969 - present)

Wake County Bar Association (Board of Directors, 1974 - present & Treasurer, 1980 - 2012)

American Bar Association (1974 - present)

  • ABA-Bar Leadership Institute speaker
  • Lawyer Referral Committee member (1978-82)
  • Standing Committee for Bar Activities & Services member and Chair 2002-2005
  • ABA Katrina Hurricane Task Force (2005)
Association of Continuing Legal Education Administrators (1974-82)

National Association of Bar Executives (1973-present)
  • Executive Committee & Treasurer (1989-90)
  • Chief Staff Executives Retreat Chair (1997-98)
  • Chief Staff Executives Committee Chair (1998-2000)
  • Leadership Development Task Force Chair (2000-2002)
  • NABE Program Speaker and Operational Survey Team Member
  • Board of Directors (2001-2004)
  • Vice President (2004-05)
  • President-Elect (2005-06)
  • President (2006-07)
  • 2010 Bolton Award Recipient for leadership and professionalism
PERSONAL ACTIVITIES

YMCA of the USA

  • Board of Directors (1988-1992)
  • Legal Affairs Committee (1992 - 1999)
Capital Area (Raleigh) YMCA
  • Board of Directors (1981-2003) and President (1992-95)
  • Chair, Facilities Committee (1998-2002)
  • Chair, Camp Kanata Advisory Board (2009-2011)
Southeastern Association Executive of the Year 2004-05

Wachovia Board of Directors, Cary, NC (1994 - 2012)
Wells Fargo Board of Directors, Cary, NC (2012 - present)

White Memorial Presbyterian Church
  • Deacon and Elder
  • Treasurer (1980-81)
  • past Sunday School teacher and Senior High Youth Advisor; Appalachian Service Project Mission Trip Advisor for Senior High, 1990-2011

Stadium Announcer

  • Broughton High School football, 1989-present
  • Wake Forest University football, 1999-2002

FAMILY

Married to Patricia Reed Head
3 children: David Head (Sr. Vice President, Bank of America, Charlotte, NC), married to Marti; Darryl Head (VP of Operations, YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, Winston-Salem, NC), married to Karin; and Jayme Sanchez (Dallas, TX), married to Arturo
8 grandchildren: Carlyn, Reed, Charlotte, Hayden, Clara, Arturo, Chandler & Danielle.

INTERESTS

  • Riding lawn mower
  • Water skiing
  • Jogging
  • Travel
  • Grandchildren!