Meet the Wake County School Bond committee members.
Friends of Wake County
Courtney J. White, prolific speaker and recognized Leader in Diversity by the Triangle Business Journal, is the head of human resources for BASF Agricultural Solutions North America and global leader for Diversity & Inclusion. He is accountable for leading the development and implementation of strategies to engage and harness the dynamic power of people.
Having worked with multiple top organizations for more than 15 years, Courtney’s career has been focused on unleashing organizational potential, enhancing innovation and driving performance-based cultures of growth on six continents.
Wake Stone Corp.
Tom was recently appointed as Executive Vice President after serving as Vice President of Finance & Administration for 34 years.
He currently oversees all financial and administrative functions, and leads strategic planning, legal matters, family business planning, and community engagement. Prior to joining Wake Stone in 1986, Tom served as the company’s external CPA for five years at KPMG. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Kristen M. Hess is founder and CEO of HH Architecture, a North Carolina based full-service architecture and interior design firm focused on creating spaces that promote discovery, wellness, recreation, and civic service.
Kristen’s passion for sustainable design is a driving force in HH Architecture’s continued growth and success, including the design of the North Carolina Agricultural Sciences Center, the State Farmers Market Master Plan, and the expansion and ongoing renovations of the North Carolina Zoological Park.
The Friends of Wake County Committee for the 2022 Wake County School Bond