Brooks Raiford

Brooks Raiford has served as president and CEO of the North Carolina Tech Association (NCTA) since 2008. He is a North Carolina native with a passion for improving the quality of life in his home state, and has an extensive background in government relations, business development and operational management. His other current leadership activities include serving on the Board of Directors of the Wake Education Partnership, on the Board of Advisors of the North Carolina New Schools Project, and as president of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at NC State University, where he is a former student body president and university trustee.