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NC Triangle Alumni Chapter

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Chapter Leadership

Keith Merritt ‘94, Chair, 
Marc Best ‘02, Immediate Past Chair,

Committee members:
Richard Bethune ‘03
Jonathan Hoyle ‘01
John McBrayer ‘75
John Virdin ‘93
Christopher Stanley ‘88

Want to get involved?  Contact Keith Merritt, any committee member, or Advancement Office, Craig Ingvalson ( 423-637-5892.


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Keith Merritt '94

NC Triangle Alumni Chapter Chair


Keither (“Keith”) Merritt is a day graduate from the Class of 1994. During his time at McCallie, he was a member of the Senate, Student Government, Keo-Kio, TEPS, and was on the football, baseball, and crew teams.

Keith works in Research & Development at Grifols, a biotech company, in the Research Triangle Park. He is originally from Chattanooga, and has an undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University, a doctorate from Vanderbilt University, and he completed a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. Keith’s wife, Carolyn, is a healthcare attorney, and they live in Durham, North Carolina with their children, Mary Ellis and William.

In his spare time, Keith enjoys coaching and encouraging youth sports in the Durham and Chapel Hill area, fishing in the North Carolina mountains, and mountain biking. He has also been involved in the community through steering committees for Wake Forest University and the Southern Environmental Law Center, as a volunteer for Vanderbilt University and for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle, and as an elder of First Presbyterian Church in Durham.