Corporate Governance


Emma Battle

Independent Director

Ms. Battle is currently President and CEO of MarketVigor, a business services company she founded in 2003, and is the President and CEO of Higher Ed Works, a nonpartisan public charity supporting public higher education in North Carolina. She has spent the past 20 years as a leader in B2B, B2C, digital and e-commerce marketing, and she has over 30 years of business experience in marketing, operations and strategy at various companies, including Hanesbrands Inc., PepsiCo, Inc., and Red Hat, Inc. Ms. Battle received her B.A. degree in Economics and Spanish from Duke University and obtained her MBA from Harvard School of Business.

Ms. Battle brings to the Board over two decades of highly relevant business and strategy experience, with an extensive marketing background.