Spring 2017 Commencement Keynote Speaker Wayne Robinson
May 2, 2017
President and CEO of Career Path Management & Associates, LLC, in Greensboro, North Carolina,Wayne Robinson (Finance ’80) will give the keynote address at the Pamplin College of Business commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12, at 3:30 p.m. in Cassell Coliseum.
Robinson serves in numerous executive leadership roles on governor and university-appointed committees, and interacts with C-suite executives, senior university officials, and business moguls who value investment opportunities in both bull and bear markets.
As the current President and CEO of Career Path Management & Associates, LLC: an Educational/Career Gateway for Exceptional Young Professionals, he has introduced fundamental principles and strategies for managing careers, decision-making, and problem-solving.
In addition to being a CEO, Robinson is the Triad NC Area Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA.) He is responsible for growing the influence of FCA through its values of integrity, serving others, teamwork, and excellence, as well as developing the 4 C’s of FCA ministry: Coaches, Campus, Camps, and Community. He also serves as Senior Pastor of New Millennium Christian Center, Inc.(NMCC.) Located in Greensboro since 2004, NMCC is a non-denominational ministry commissioned to address the growing needs of under-served individuals in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad area.
Robinson’s previous careers have included being Senior Client Partner and Diversity Practice Leader for Wyndham Mills International, Inc., in Greensboro. While there he accumulated more than 15 years of experience successfully training both new and experienced hires in career planning and placement. As the Talent Acquisition Manager for Nucor Corporation, a Fortune 500 company located in Charlotte, NC, he identified, recruited, hired and on-boarded young and experienced engineers for more than 45 divisions in 25 states.
Robinson earned his Bachelors of Science in Finance from Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, in 1980. He received his ministerial license and pastoral ordination from the Cathedral of His Glory in 1989. Happily married for 36 years, Robinson and his wife, Sheryl Renee (Nutrition and Foods ’80,) have two children, Blake Charles, and Holland Marie. They also have a granddaughter, Johanna Marie, and a grandson, Saint Malachi.