Activate Good welcomes Creighton P. Blackwell as our Good Together Gala Corporate Sector speaker!
Creighton P. Blackwell is an accomplished financial professional and a financial education and community advocate for over 20 years on a local as well as national level. He currently serves as the Vice President of Corporate Affairs after successfully holding the position of Vice President of Retail Sales and Service and Community Engagement at Coastal Federal Credit Union. He has held upper level management positions at RBC Bank such as U.S. Director of Sales Communications, Community Development Specialist, Manager of Business Banking Strategy for North America, Chapel Hill Market Executive and Banking Center Manager of 9 different locations.
Creighton also has extensive community service experience serving on nonprofit boards such as Triangle Family Services, Orange County Partnership for Young Children, the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, NC Jumpstart, the Membership Service Department Board of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, the Business advisory Council of Durham Public Schools, the Foundation for a Sustainable Community, NC Community Shares, the Caring Community Foundation, Habitat for Humanity and the YMCA. He also is a graduate of the Leadership North Carolina Leadership program where he chaired the Education session and currently serves as the Chairperson for the Morrisville Innovation Foundation’s Executive board as well as the North Carolina Council on Economic Education.
Creighton is a former member of the State and Legislative Committee of the Durham Chamber of Commerce and is recognized as a contributor and partner with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction concerning financial education. He also was the founder of the Business and Education Partnership in Chapel Hill and the University Banking initiative which mobilized bankers to present financial literacy topics throughout the Triangle. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill as well as the North Carolina School of Banking. Most recently, he has been selected as a winner of the Triangle Business Journal’s inaugural Corporate Philanthropy Awards for his outstanding community and philanthropic work. He is a huge supporter of the Triple Bottom line of Sustainability and enjoys spending time presenting various professional and motivating topics at public events as well as with his wife and 3 small kids.