After serving six years on the Band Together Board of Directors, we are proud to announce Hooker Manning as our 2019 Board President.

Hooker is a native of Kinston, NC. Since graduating from University of North Carolina with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Industrial Relations, he has made Raleigh his home. He has been active with Band Together in a variety of capacities including serving the Executive Committee, Fundraising Committee, Advisory Board and holding the position of Fundraising Chair. 

“Hooker is a long time Band Together champion and we are very fortunate to have him steer us in this very important time as an organization”, explains Thorne Daubenspeck, Band Together Executive Director. 

Hooker brings a tremendous amount of experience to his position as Board President. He has spent 20+ years in the commercial real estate industry and is the Director of Office Leasing and Development at Kane Realty Corporation. He is a three-time winner of Duke Realty’s Salesperson of the Year and named to its Masters Club six times for performance measures within the top 10% of the company’s leasing and sales production. 

Hannah Parker, Band Together Programs Manager, expressed her excitement for Hooker’s new position stating, “Hooker is not only reliable and dedicated, he also has a killer taste in music. His passion for Band Together is palpable.” 

Main Event Artist Announcement Coming Soon

A date has been set, bands have been booked, and we're so excited to tell you all about it. In the meantime, clear your calendars for June 1st - we can't wait to party with you at the 2019 Main Event.  Sign up for our Roadies email newsletter to be the first to hear who we signed for 2019.

Rock On!