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Mace Terrell Coleman

Mace Terrell Coleman, American building materials company executive. Named Marketing Executive of Year, National Account Marketing Association, 1986; recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1986.


  • Coleman, Mace Terrell was born on November 22, 1926 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of George Thomas and Nannie Belle (Hogan) Coleman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1952. Postgraduate, University Virginia, 1952. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1976.


    • Sales trainee Gold Bond Building Products division National Gypsum Company, Washington, 1952-1953. Sales representative Chicago, Washington, and Richmond, Virginia, 1953-1960. Assistant district manager Cincinnati, 1960-1961.

      District sales manager San Francisco, 1961-1965. Division sales manager, 1965-1971. Region sales manager, 1971-1972.

      Director national accounts Buffalo, 1972-1974. Vice president merchandising operations, 1974-1978. Division president Charlotte, North Carolina, since 1978.

      Member policy advisory board Joint Center for Housing Studies of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard. City board directors National Bank North Carolina, Charlotte.


    A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Only adults could be baptized and only by total immersion in water.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.


    Executive board directors Mecklenburg County council Boy Scouts American, Charlotte, since 1980, president, 1982-1983. Board directors Salvation Army, Charlotte, since 1980, Center Piedmont Employers Association, Charlotte, 1984-1987. Served to corporal United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946, PTO. Member National Association Home Builders, National Council Housing Industry, Gypsum Association (board directors since 1981, chairman 1984).



    Golf, hunting, fishing, racquetball, gardening.


    • Married Mary Beatrice Wright. Children: Angie Ellis, Mace T. Junior, Eva Marguerite.
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    Born November 22, 1926
    • 1952
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • 1952
      University Virginia
    • 1976
      Harvard University
    • 1952 - 1953
      Sales trainee, Gold Bond Building Products division National Gypsum Company
      Washington, United States
    • 1953 - 1960
      sales representative Chicago
      Washington, United States
    • 1960 - 1961
      assistant, district manager Cincinnati
    • 1961 - 1965
      district sales manager, San Francisco
    • 1965 - 1971
      division sales manager
    • 1971 - 1972
      region sales manager
    • 1972 - 1974
      director, national accounts Buffalo
    • 1974 - 1978
      vice president, merchandising operations
    • 1978
      division president, Charlotte
      North Carolina, United States
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