About Us

Joseph E. Thomas, President

  • Licensed NC Real Estate Broker
  • Graduate of North Carolina State University
  • Certified NC Registered Forester
  • Vanceboro Rotary Club
  • Former Senior VP of Westminister Co. (Weyerhaeuser)
  • UNC Board of Governors (Past Member)
  • NC Senate – Senator – 3rd District (Past Member)
  • NC DOT Board of Directors (Past Member)
  • NC Wildlife Resources Commission (Past Member)

J. Brynn Thomas, Vice President

  • Licensed NC Real Estate Broker
  • CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) – CCIM Institute
  • Graduate of East Carolina University – BS
  • New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Paul Harris Fellow – Rotary Club International
  • 3rd Degree Mason – Masonic Lodge #433
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity – NC Kappa
  • Former Special Assistant to the Governor (Senior Staff, North Carolina Office of the Governor)
  • NC Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award Recipient
  • North Carolina State Ports Authority (Former Vice Chairman)
  • North Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission (Past Member)
  • North Carolina Ports Railway Commission (Past Member)
  • Coastal Carolina Chapter American Red Cross (Former Board of Dir & Emerg. Ops Center Liaison)
  • Vanceboro Fire Department (Former Chief)
  • Vanceboro Rescue Squad (EMT)

Emma T. Bircher

  • Graduate of East Carolina University – Early Childhood Ed. (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Masters Degree, East Carolina University – Child Dev. & Family Relations
  • Chi Omega Sorority
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Former Teacher – Craven County Schools
  • Former Professor – Craven Community College