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George William Wait

George William Wait, American sales executive. Named to Order of Arrow, Boy Scouts American, 1999; recipient Seal of the Wake county BOE, Wake County Public School, 2003.

Background

  • Wait, George William was born on October 23, 1958 in Baltimore. Son of Frank H., Junior and Betty (Cartwright) Wait.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Western Carolina University, 1982.

    Career

    • From sales representative to regional sales assistant General Mills Inc., Kinston, North Carolina, 1982-1985, district sales manager Charlotte, 1985-1987, product sales manager Minneapolis, 1987-1989, manager promotions and merchandising Raleigh, North Carolina, 1989-1990, regional merchandising manager, since 1990, regional tri healthway director, since 1992, manager business development, since 1993, corporation operations manager Cary, since 1995.

    Works

    • Author: How to Approach Meaningful Reclaim Reduction, 2002. Guest columnist: Cary News, 2001.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Head coach '84 Explorers Soccer Team, since 1990. President A. V. Baucom-Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization, Apex, North Carolina, 1991—1993. Member Indian Guides Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1991, member youth committee, since 1995.

    Assistant scout master Boy Scouts American, since 1996. Member advisory committee Wake County Board Education, since 1996, chairman advisory council, 1997—1999. Chairman District 8 advisory council Wake County School Board, since 2003.

    President Davis Doctor Middle School, 1997—1998, 1998—1999, president Parent-Teachers Association, 1997—1999. Chairman Wake County Fun Festival, Apex Advisory Council Board Education, 1997—1999. Area vice president Wake County Parent-Teachers Association Council, 1998—1999.

    Member Wake County Health Schools Task Force, since 2003. President Salem Master of Science Athletic Booster Club, 2004. Member of Grocery Manufacturers Retail Association, Knights of Columbus (3d degree), Lambda Chi Alpha.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, weightlifting, reading, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Erwin, October 16, 1982. Children: J. Stokes, Hannah Son of, C. Sam, Addy M.
    • father: Frank H. Wait
    • mother: Betty (Cartwright) Wait
    • spouse: Susan Erwin
    • children: J. Stokes Wait
    • Hannah Son of Wait
    • C. Sam Wait
    • Addy M. Wait
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    Born October 23, 1958
    (age 59)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      Western Carolina University
    • 1982 - 1985
      From sales representative to regional sales assistant, General Mills Incorporated
      Kinston, North Carolina, United States
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