ECSU holds 143rd Commencement on December 9

Kesha Williams
November 30, 2006

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 University 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.