Hilton Head Institute names three new board members

The Hilton Head Institute has announced that Alan McCollough, Coleman Peterson and Eric Wojcikiewicz  have been appointed to the Institute’s Board of Directors.  

The three new Board members join a group of established national thought leaders and well-known business professionals comprising the Board of the  Hilton Head Institute.  

The Hilton Head Institute is a nonprofit organization created to inform the present by hosting conversations with world experts encouraging candid, rational dialogue and respectful debate to better address America’s issues, and transform the future by encouraging actionable solutions to these complex issues.

W. Alan McCollough spent 12 years with Milliken & Company and 20 years with Circuit City stores, serving in a number of capacities including Chairman and CEO from 2000 until his retirement in March of 2006.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, VF Corporation and La-Z-Boy Incorporated. McCollough has also served as a director of the Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard University and is currently a member of the Visiting Committee of the Dana Farber Cancer Center.

Coleman Peterson is president/CEO of Hollis Enterprises, LLC, a human resources consulting firm founded in 2004 following his retirement from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. He specializes in executive coaching and keynote speaking engagements globally.  

Known as America's top people person, Peterson served as executive vice president of people for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., where he had the distinction of being the Chief Human Resource Officer of the world's largest private workforce. Today, Peterson serves on the corporate boards of J.B. Hunt Transport of Lowell, Arkansas, Build-A-Bear Workshop of St. Louis, Missouri, and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. of Lebanon, Tennessee.. 

Eric Wojcikiewicz worked for 21 years as a trader in Chicago before moving to Hilton Head full time four years ago. He co-founded DBS Partners LP and traded on the CBOT, CME and CBOE. He is also co-founder of Medstrat, a software company serving the orthopedics industry.

In 2003, Wojcikiewicz co-founded the Daniel M. Kerrane Jr. Foundation. Wojcikiewicz has served on the Investment Advisory Board of Resource Land Holdings LLC. He is currently a member of the Stewardship Circle of the UUSC, and serves locally as the Chairman of the Board of Hilton Head Preparatory School. 

For more information about the Hilton Head Institute, including information about joining the organization and the upcoming Leaders’ Summit being held in November, visit www.hiltonheadinstitute.org.