Kenneth E. Flynt Endowed Scholarship

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An endowed scholarship fund honoring  Kenneth E. Flynt

In recognition of Ken’s exemplary service to the state, university, and community, a student scholarship is being established to honor his many contributions.  Your contribution to the WCU Foundation will go toward establishing the corpus for the scholarship.  

A few highlights of Ken’s service and career include:

  • Teaching, mentoring, and intern and job placement assistance to well over a hundred WCU finance and banking students. 
  • Oversight of the University’s Small Business Technology Development Center program.
  • Member of WCU’s Corporation for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) Board of Managers.
  • Board Member of Haywood (DLP) Hospital’s Business Engagement Group.
  • Member, Haywood Co. Economic Development Council Board of Directors, Waynesville, NC. 
  • Founder and Chair, Pinnacle Enterprise Fund, Asheville, NC. 
  • Past Chair, Haywood County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Waynesville, NC. 
  • Board Member, Waynesville Rotary Foundation, Waynesville, NC.
  • Member, Region A Revolving Loan Fund, Sylva, NC. 
  • Chief Economic Advisor to the Governor of NC, James B. Hunt, Jr. 
  • Assistant Treasurer and Economist, Bank of America (NCNB), Charlotte, NC.
  • Assistant Treasurer and Chief Economist, Crestar Bank, Richmond, VA.
  • Founder and Vice Chair, Carolina State Bank, Greensboro, NC.
  • Founder and Board Member, River Community Bank, Martinsville, VA
  • Member, Blue Ridge Bancshares, Inc. Board of Directors, Charlottesville, VA.
  • Chief Executive Officer of Workmen’s Savings Bank, Mt. Airy, NC.
  • Founder and President of Enterprise Bank, Raleigh, NC.  
  • Founder and President of Independence Bank, Kernersville, NC. 
  • Founder and President of 1st Medallion Mortgage Corp., Greensboro, NC.
  • Member, State of North Carolina Banking Commission, Raleigh, NC.

For those who would prefer to mail a check:
Payable to: WCU Foundation
Memo: Ken Flynt Scholarship.

Mail to:

WCU Foundation
1 University Dr.
HF Robinson Bldg. Ste 201
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Please note that contributions to the WCU Foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Please consult your tax advisor. You will receive a receipt via email in acknowledgement of your gift.

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