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John McKinney announced as President of Alfred Williams & Company.

Blount Williams, Chairman/CEO, Alfred Williams & Company has announced the appointment of John Mckinney as President of the company.

“John has demonstrated a unique ability to lead, to develop strong customer relationships, to formulate corporate strategy, and to engage with and care for all of our people,” said Blount Williams. “He has been instrumental in strengthening our relationships with Herman Miller, DIRTT Environmental Solutions, and our other vendor partners. In addition, John has worked tirelessly in our community through nonprofit board service, consistently demonstrating qualities and experiences that make him the right person to provide executive leadership for Alfred Williams & Company.”

Blount Williams will remain Chairman/CEO, where he will focus on corporate and financial strategy for the company.

Since joining Alfred Williams & Company in 2008, John McKinney has led sales, marketing, design and customer service throughout the Carolinas and Nashville, Tennessee, most recently as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “At Alfred Williams & Company, our success for almost 150 years has been the direct result of our ability to attract and retain top talent.

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As a result, we are positioned for significant growth. In partnership with our clients, we strive to create spaces that enable their employees to thrive and succeed. I am excited about our future, confident in our ability to positively and productively shape the workplaces for leading organizations within each of our markets” noted McKinney.

Before coming to Alfred Williams & Company, McKinney had a successful 19-year career with AT&T where his experience included Regional Director- External Affairs for the Triangle area. Dedicated to community, John serves on the Board of Directors and Triangle Family Services and the Advisory Board for Paragon Bank. His past Board participation includes Wake Education Partnership, Raleigh and Cary Chambers of Commerce, Downtown Raleigh Alliance, Passage Home and leadership in the Triangle United Way campaigns.

He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte with a degree in Business Administration. John and his wife, Diane, have two daughters.

Read Triangle Business Journal's article here.