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Dwight Edward Pardue

Dwight Edward Pardue, American venture capitalist. Served with United States Army, 1950-1952. Member Jefferson Landing Golf Club, Masons.

Background

  • Pardue, Dwight Edward was born on August 3, 1928 in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Gilbert F. and Nina (Glass) Pardue.

  • Education

    • Certified, Clevenger Business College, 1956.

    Career

    • Director warehousing Lowe's Company, Inc., North Wilkesboro, 1956-1957, store manager Sparta, North Carolina, 1957-1959, Richmond, Virginia, 1959-1970, regional vice president North Wilkesboro, 1970-1975, senior vice president store operations, 1975-1978, executive vice president sales and store operations, 1978-1986, senior executive vice president, 1986-1990. President, investor D. Pardue & Associates, Wilkesboro, North Carolina, since 1990. Member steering committee Home Center Leadership Council, National Home Center Home Improvement Congress and Exposition, 1983—1986.

      Board directors Northwestern National Bank, Inc., Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Integrity Finance Corporation, Hickory, North Carolina. Chairman board Community Bancshares, Inc., Wilkesboro, 1992—2002.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1950-1952. Member Jefferson Landing Golf Club, Masons.

    Connections

    • Married Annie Eller, March 24, 1951. Children: Richard S., Dwight E.
    • father: Gilbert F. Pardue
    • mother: Nina (Glass) Pardue
    • spouse: Annie Eller
    • children: Richard S. Pardue
    • Dwight E. Pardue
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    • 1956
      Clevenger Business College
    • 1956 - 1957
      Director, warehousing Lowe's Company
      North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States
    • 1959 - 1970
      Director, warehousing Lowe's Company
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1990
      president, s
      Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States
    • 1990
      investor D. Pardue & Associate, s
      Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States
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