Don Flow is chairman and CEO of Flow Automotive Companies, operating over 40 automobile dealerships in North Carolina and Virginia. Motivated by a deep understanding of a business leader’s responsibility to society, Mr. Flow has built a successful purpose-driven and people-centric enterprise that invests in the well-being of its over 1,500 employees and in the broader community of every city in which they operate. In addition to his community involvement through Flow Automotive, Mr. Flow is a driving force in the economic and cultural revitalization of his hometown of Winston-Salem, having led and invested in seminal real estate development, education, and cultural landmark projects that have elevated the city’s national profile. He is chair of the Winston-Salem Open, chair of the Winston-Salem Alliance, vice chair of the Golden Leaf Foundation, and a member of the Executive Committee of Piedmont Triad Partnership. He also co-founded Winston-Salem Starts, a nonprofit working to retain young college-graduates and help local startup businesses in the city.
Mr. Flow earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia, a diploma in Christian Studies from Regent College, and an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University. He has served on and chaired numerous nonprofit boards.
Day 1 Lunch Speaker
THURSDAY, SEP 8 — 12:00 PM