Rural Center President Billy Ray Hall announces retirement
For immediate release (07/18/13)
Contact: Matt Ehlers (919) 250-4314
RALEIGH -- After 26 years of leading the fight to bring economic development to North Carolina's most overlooked areas, Rural Center President Billy Ray Hall has announced his retirement, effective immediately.
Hall, who has been the center's president since its founding in 1987, announced his decision this morning:
"Today, I informed the Rural Center Board of Directors that I am stepping down as president. It is the right decision for the organization and the rural communities we serve.