Laura B. Bromhal of Raleigh and Walter (Walt) F. Crayton, Jr. of New Bern have been appointed to the Commission by former Governor Beverly E. Perdue, it was announced by Miriam J. Baer, Executive Director.
Benjamin Cone III, Commission Chairman and a Commission member since 2007, has been reappointed by Perdue for the term ending July 31, 2013.
Bromhal is a listing and sales REALTOR® with Prudential York Simpson Underwood Realty in Raleigh, with whom she has been associated for more than twenty years. She succeeds M. Rick Watts of Fayetteville for the term ending July 31, 2013.
Crayton succeeds former Vice Chairman Alice L. Mosteller of Waynesville for a three-year term ending July 31, 2015.
Bromhal, a native of Roanoke Rapids, is a graduate of Meredith College and, as an alumnus, has served on the Meredith College Advisory Committee. She is a past president of the Wake County Bar Auxiliary and is a sustaining member and past director of the Junior League of Raleigh.
Bromhal is active in the arts and civic affairs and has participated in the work of numerous area organizations including the North Carolina Museum of History, North Carolina Arts Museum, Mordecai Historic Society, Executive Mansion, The Opera Company of North Carolina, North Carolina Symphony, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, YWCA, United Way and the SPCA.
As a member of a family with a long heritage in North Carolina, she is actively involved with the Colonial Dames of Raleigh, First Families of North Carolina, Daughters of Colonial Wars, Jamestown Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, the Crepe Myrtle Society, and the Sovereign Colonial Society Americans of Royal Descent.
Crayton is the president and owner of Crayton Commercial, LLC, which specializes in retail shopping center development, re-development, leasing and management throughout the southeastern United States. He also is a licensed real estate broker in both North and South Carolina and broker-in-charge of his company.
Prior to establishing Crayton Commercial, Crayton worked in the retail leasing and shopping center development field in Charlotte, and is an Official Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Crayton is a 2004 graduate of the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BS in Business Administration and a Life Member of the UNC Alumni Association. He is an Eagle Scout, Life Member of the National Eagle Scout Association, a member of the New Bern Noon Rotary, and a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and its finance committee.
This article came from the Feburary 2013-Vol43-3 edition of the bulletin.