Festival President

Deirdre McGlone-Webb is a Branch Manager at South State Bank in Wilmington, North Carolina.  She was born in Wilmington.  Dee has served on Festival committees since 1998.  She was part of the Azalea Pride/Sweep Committee as a committee member, co-chair, and committee chair position.  She was assistant to Festival President, Official Party Coordinator Co-chair, Sponsor Relations Chair, and Major Sponsor Relations Chair all before joining the Azalea Board of Directors.  Her other volunteer work includes the USSNC Battleship Commission (Treasurer), Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church (Treasurer), Beach to Battleship Triathlon Volunteer and Work on Wilmington volunteer.

Dee McGlone-Webb
2021

Dee McGlone-Webb
2021

Deirdre McGlone-Webb is a Branch Manager at South State Bank in Wilmington, North Carolina.  She was born in Wilmington.  Dee has served on Festival committees since 1998.  She was part of the Azalea Pride/Sweep Committee as a committee member, co-chair, and committee chair position.  She was assistant to Festival President, Official Party Coordinator Co-chair, Sponsor Relations Chair, and Major Sponsor Relations Chair all before joining the Azalea Board of Directors.  Her other volunteer work includes the USSNC Battleship Commission (Treasurer), Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church (Treasurer), Beach to Battleship Triathlon Volunteer and Work on Wilmington volunteer.

Past Presidents

Dr. Stephen Meinhold
2020

Jonathan D. Hedge
2019

Justin B. Wolfe
2018

Jean A. Lawler
2017

Robby Collins
2016

Liz Carroll
2015

Stephen E. Coble
2014

Donna S. Cameron
2013

Dr. Charles R. Kays
2012

Hank Estep
2011

Erica Mearns
2010

Sherman Lee Criner
2009

Dana Fisher
2008

Charlie Rivenbark
2007

Penny Spicer-Sidbury
2006

Grady Richardson
2005

Lisa Ballantine
2004

Wanda Copley
2003

Paula Lentz Corbett
2002

David Kauffman
2001

Emily Longley
2000

Bill Rudisill
1999

W.A. Cobb, Jr.
1998

Uldis Birzenieks
1997

Micheal Creed
1996

Helen Lewis
1995

Hank Miller
1994

James B. Stokley, Jr.
1993

Beverly A. Jurgensen
1992

Lee Weddle
1991

Rodney E. Everhart
1990

William H. Cameron
1989

David Ward
1988

Doug Echols
1987

H.E. Miller, Jr.
1986

Frederick Willetts, III
1985

William N. Rose
1984

James Carter
1983

Ed Ward, Jr.
1982

Donald Britt
1981

F.P. Fensel, Jr.
1980

Paul Burton
1979

Russell Clark
1978

Terry Horton
1977

Thurman W. Sallade
1976

William R. Burns
1975

W. Allen Cobb
1974

Franklin Elmore
1973

John C. Hall
1972

Frank Ballard
1971

Wiliam H. Sutton
1970

F.P. Fensel
1969

B.E. Huffine
1968

John Van B. Metts
1967

Lloyd W. Moore
1966

G. Stanley Rehder
1965

W.A. Raney
1964

L. Bradford Tillery
1963

Allan T. Strange
1962

E.S. Capps
1961

Robert A. Little
1960

Walker Taylor, Jr.
1959

Frederick Willetts, Jr.
1958

W.G. Broadfoot, Jr.
1957

William S. Rehder
1956

Louis Lathman
1955

Edward L. Ward
1954

Rye B. Page
1953

Allen Jones
1952

E.L. White
1951

Hal Love
1950

David Harriss
1949

Hugh Morton
1948