Log In

Mace Terrell Coleman Edit Profile

building materials company executive

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.


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.


The Bible is the only authoritative source of God's truth and any view that cannot be directly tied to a scriptural reference is generally considered to be based on human traditions rather than God's leading.


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.


Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Golf, hunting, fishing, racquetball, gardening.


Married Mary Beatrice Wright. Children: Angie Ellis, Mace T. Junior, Eva Marguerite.

George Thomas Coleman

Nannie Belle (Hogan) Coleman

Mary Beatrice Wright

Angie Ellis Coleman

Mace T. Junior Coleman

Eva Marguerite Coleman