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Background Information

Employment History

Targacept , Inc.

Business Leader Magazine


Annese Public Relations Inc

Senior Vice President, External Relations

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

Vice President, Corporate Communications

Lowe's Companies , Inc.


Board of Trustees Member

Board Member
Ardmore Moravian Church

Board Member

Founding Member
Executive Committee & Founding

Board Member
Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce

Board Member
Lillie's Friends

Advisory Board Member
The U.S. Figure Skating Olympic team

DataMax Corp.


Board Member
The Bank Advisory Board of Forsyth County

Board Member

Board Member
The State

Board Member
Family Services Inc.


B.A. degree


University of South Carolina

journalism degree

University of South Carolina

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Betsy Annese
Betsy Annese
Betsy has more than 30 years of domestic and international experience in the textile, home furnishings, packaging, retail, food, pharmaceutical, news media, financial, technology, entertainment and tobacco industries and a variety of non-profit organizations that include social service agencies and churches.
Annese has held several executive positions during her career. Currently she is president of Annese Public Relations, Inc., a full-service public relations and marketing firm located in Winston-Salem , NC.
She gained experience in public relations through a 16-year career with RJR Nabisco, which included all aspects of corporate communications advisory for the parent company and five of its subsidiaries. Her last position was Sr. Vice President, External Relations for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco International, Inc., in Geneva , Switzerland .
In the late 1970's she was Manager of Public Relations for Bigelow-Sanford, Inc., a major carpet company now part of Mohawk. She joined Bigelow after spending three years with two South Carolina newspapers as a news reporter.
Most recently she was Vice President, Corporate Communications for Lowe's Companies, Inc., the world's second-largest home improvement retailer.
A 1971 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a B.A. degree in Journalism, Betsy is a frequent lecturer on business management and public relations topics. She has spoken at the Center for Creative Leadership, the N.C. Clean Water Trust Fund, at the University of South Carolina, Wake Forest University, Campbell University and the International Association of Professional Administrators. She was named a Mover and Shaker by Biz Life Magazine and one of the top Women In Business in 2006 by the Triad Business Journal.

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Betsy Annese, President, Annese Public Relations, Winston-Salem

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