Richard Rhyne
  • Richard Rhyne
  • Trustee

  • Department: Board of Trustees

Colonel Rhyne served as an officer and fighter pilot in the US Air Force for 26 years. He had a second career with Carolina Biological Supply Company of Burlington, NC. Richard graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with a BS in Business Administration and from George Washington University with a MS in International Relations.  He served as President of FORUM for six years and sings in the men’s choir of Banner Elk Presbyterian Church. He and his wife Joan reside on Beech Mountain in the summer and in Tampa, FL during the winter.