Gary TowningMarketing & Industry Relations

As the EVP of Digital Business Solutions, Gary ensures that TBE is creating the best digital experiences. He energizes brand outcomes through the data- and insight-derived strategies he directs. For the last seven years while at Trone Brand Energy, Gary has worked on a number of digital clients, including LabCorp, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, the City of Chesapeake (VA), the North Carolina Education Lottery and the South Carolina Department of Commerce. His digital experience stretches back to the infancy of virtual reality and includes several startups both in the US and Europe. Gary has worked on initiatives for Deloitte.com, Mead Johnson, LabCorp, Unilever, Kraft, Polo Ralph Lauren and many more leading consumer and business-to-business brands in the UK and US. His OOH and mobile work for the widely recognized and groundbreaking Dove’s Campaign for Real Beauty earned him a Cannes Lion and EFFIE Gold award.

executive committee

Steve Cain
Jennifer Parser
Corporate Secretary
Andrea Carska-Sheppard
International Relations
Meg Deal
Gary Towning
Marketing & Industry Relations
Martyn Johnson
Eastern NC Representative
Maeve Gardner
Community Partnerships
Jason Bocarro
Executive Education
Gary Clementson
Membership & Sponsorship
Andrew Terrell
UK Government Officer, Raleigh-Durham
Blake Jackman
Economic Development, Triangle