Hall of Fame 2019

E. C. Sykes

E.C. Sykes is a candidate for NC Secretary of State. He is the founder of Aslan Ventures, a private equity real estate company. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Black Box (NASDQ: BBOX). He served as the Executive Director for Faith and Religious Liberties for the Ted Cruz 2016 Presidential Campaign. He was President and CEO of Switch Lighting, group president and named executive officer of Flextronics International (NASDQ: FLEX), and Chief Executive Officer of Circuit Board Assemblers. Mr. Sykes served on the Board of Advisors for Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University. He is a former board member of Franklin County Regional Hospital, a former board member of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, and former deacon of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. Mr. Sykes received a BSEE and MSM from NC State University. He and his wife Susan worship at The Summit Church in Raleigh, NC