Laura C. Bingham

Laura C. BinghamLaura Bingham is a Partner with the Carolinas Practice of Newport Board Group LLC, a national professional services firm advising emerging growth and middle market company boards and CEOs, and portfolio holdings of private equity firms. Her career blends interests in leadership, culture & strategy, higher education, public policy and board governance. She served for 12 years as President of Peace College, and held prior executive roles for Covenant Health (TN), Hollins University (VA) and Duke Medical Center (NC).

Bingham is an NC native and holds undergraduate degrees from Peace College, UNC-Chapel Hill, and an MA from Indiana University. Among current civic and business endeavors, Bingham is an independent trustee of Sterling Capital Funds, serves on the advisory boards of Duke Raleigh Hospital and the Kate B. Reynolds Trust, and is immediate past chair of Leadership North Carolina. She received the Triangle Business Journal's 2009 Lifetime Achievement and was presented with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine upon her retirement from Peace College. Her husband Warren is an avocational scholar of President Washington's Southern Tour of 1791.