Elizabeth City State University will hold its 143rd Commencement at 10 a.m. on December
9 in the R.L. Vaughan Center with Mr. D. Hector McEachern, Corporate Businesses Business
Partner Director and Executive Vice President with Wachovia Bank (Charlotte, NC and
Winston-Salem, NC) as the commencement speaker.
Corporate Businesses provides executive leadership for Human Resources activities
in Risk Management, Finance, Audit, Legal, Human Resources, Corporate Relations, Operations,
Technology & eCommerce, International and Enterprise.
In 1980, McEachern joined Wachovia. His previous positions include Chief Diversity
Officer; Manager of Corporate Human Resources; Human Resources Manager for State Banking
and Retail Financial Services; Personal Financial Services and General Office; North
Carolina Personnel Director, Manager of Personnel Services, Personnel officer.
McEachern is a graduate of Fayetteville State University. He also completed the Darden
Partnership program at the University of Virginia and the Wachovia Senior Management
Development program at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
His community service record includes the following posts:
Board Member, LeMoyne-Owens College
Board Member, Association for Diversity in Motorsports Inc.
Former Chairman, Fayetteville State University Board of Trustees
Board of Advisors, The Children's Home Society of North Carolina
Board of Advisors, The Bankers Magazine
Past advisory council member, The School of Business and Accounting at Wake Forest
McEachern, is a member of Sanctuary Deliverance Church. He and his wife, Brenda, have
three adult sons and a daughter, Daniel; Hector; Brandon and Natashia and four grandchildren,
Cameron, Seth, Ashley and Cierra.