NCBA to Host Tribute to the Living Legends of Tobacco Road

October 16, 2013

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Brandon Wright, Director of Communications

RALEIGH, N.C. – As part of the North Carolina Bankers Association’s Annual Management Team Conference, bankers and media will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear from four former ACC basketball greats. These legends will share their thoughts on leadership and their love of Tobacco Road.  This panel, “A Living Tribute to the Legends of Tobacco Road,” will tip off on Monday morning, October 21, at 11:00 am in the Cardinal Room of the Pinehurst Hotel. The participating ACC titans will be:

Charlie Bryant, Moderator
Retired Executive Director of the Wolfpack Club, NC State University

Jackie Murdock
Wake Forest University Basketball, 1954-57

Lou Pucillo
NC State University Basketball, 1957-59

Lennie Rosenbluth
UNC Chapel Hill Basketball, 1955-57

Steve Vacendak
Duke University Basketball, 164-66

“This is an opportunity to hear from a panel of sports icons who have played the game and have watched college sports closely for decades,” said Thad Woodard, President & CEO of the North Carolina Bankers Association. “It will be very interesting to hear their views on many different areas relating to college athletics.”

The North Carolina Bankers Association brings together all categories of banking institutions that best represent the interests of our rapidly changing state. The state’s banks have provided support to their communities since 1804. Look for a current listing at


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