David McRaeDavid joined the Uwharrie Board of Directors in 2016 and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Blackstone Furniture Industries, Inc., a family owned furniture manufacturer located in Seagrove, NC. He is also the Founder and Director of Faith and Vision, a local non-profit to help struggling families with children at Christmas within the surrounding counties. David is a graduate of North Carolina State University, holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and has extensive experience in finance, human resources, personnel management and entrepreneurship. David strongly believes in community involvement and has great compassion for children, especially those that struggle to overcome life’s challenges. He has served on numerous school boards, various church committees and scholarship committees. David and his wife, Christie, live in Seagrove NC along with their daughters, Macie, Logan and Reagan who also attend Uwharrie Charter Academy.