Louis E. Buck Jr. appointed to Macon Bank Board of DirectorsPublished 9:47am Monday, October 22, 2012
More than 25 years of business experience
The Macon Bank Board of Directors on Oct. 17 welcomed their newest member, Louis E. Buck Jr.
Buck has more than 25 years of business experience in significant leadership positions in corporate finance, accounting and strategic planning. Former vice president of the N.C. Electric Membership Corporation, he has taught at the University of Texas, University of Dallas and Texas A&M University and is a retired U.S. Navy captain.
He was with Western Carolina University since 2007, serving as the Wesley R. Elingburg Distinguished Professor in Business Innovation, as well as directing WCU’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, which focuses on issues of innovation, new venture creation and growth, commercialization and technology transfer.
Macon Bank, Inc. is a North Carolina-chartered, locally-owned and operated financial institution that focuses on full-service banking, including small business customers. The bank operates 11 offices in Western North Carolina. On Sept. 30, the bank reported $785 million in assets and 170 employees.
– article submitted by Deanna Wagner