Jim Morgan – Chairman – Krispy Kreme

Date(s) - Mar 06, 2015
7:30 am - 9:45 am

Carmel Country Club


Mr. Morgan has served as Executive Chairman of Krispy Kreme since 2014. He served as Chairman of the Board of Krispy Kreme since 2005; before joining Krispy Kreme as President and Chief Executive Officer in 2008.

Mr. Morgan served as Chairman and CEO of Wachovia Securities following the acquisition of Interstate/Johnson Lane, Inc. (IJL) by Wachovia Corporation. He had previously served as Chairman and CEO of Interstate/Johnson Lane, Inc.  Mr. Morgan is a past member of the Securities Industry Association Board of Directors and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) regional firms committee, and is currently on the Board of Directors of Coca-Coca Bottling Company Consolidated.

Mr. Morgan has more than 40 years of business experience and is a 1969 graduate of Vanderbilt University.  He also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Morgan maintains a lifelong commitment to youth and education through his involvement with numerous charitable organizations.  As an active member of Providence Baptist Church in Charlotte, Jim teaches a young couples class and has been a Sunday school teacher for the past 40 years. He is a devoted family man, and he and his wife, Peggy, reside in Cornelius, North Carolina. They have three children and three grandchildren.