Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series Features Live Oak Bank's Chip Mahan and Huntley Garriott Nov. 1

Friday, October 26, 2018

James S. (Chip) Mahan III, chairman and CEO of Live Oak Bank, and Huntley Garriott, Live Oak Bank president, will present “The Innovator and the Advisor” at 4 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the Burney Center as part of the 2018-19 Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

“These lectures are a unique opportunity for our students to learn more about the components of professional success, firsthand from those who have made a real difference in their fields, communities and country,” said Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli. “Chip and Huntley have extensive experience in business, banking and entrepreneurship, and their insights will help our students learn more about leadership and vision.”

In addition to establishing Live Oak Bank, Mahan is a founding member of nCino and serves on its board of directors. Prior to his work with Live Oak Bank, he served as chief executive officer and chairman of the board for S1 Corporation and founder of Security First Network Bank, the world’s first internet bank. Under his leadership, S1 Corporation grew to a $234 million software and services provider in only six years, averaging more than 200 percent growth. He co-founded Phoenix Hometown Hires and serves on numerous boards and advisory committees. In 2017, he was honored by the UNCW Alumni Association as the Distinguished Citizen of the Year.

Prior to joining Live Oak Bank, Garriott was a partner at Goldman Sachs in the investment banking division. Over the course of his 20 years tenure, he held a variety of roles focused on traditional investment banking, private equity investing, debt capital markets and risk management. He was named managing director in 2007 and partner in 2014.

The Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series brings executives, government officials, academic professionals and nationally recognized speakers to UNCW to speak on topics related to the priorities outlined in UNCW’s Strategic Plan. The program provides students with experiences designed to enhance their professional knowledge.

The lectures are open to students, faculty, staff and the public, but registration is requested.

-- Christina Schechtman and Caroline Cropp