Elected to serve a four-year term from 12/14/16 to 12/2020
Patricia Kusek is a North Carolina native who found her true home in New Hanover County 17 years ago with her husband Walter. She is the president and owner of Kusek Financial Group and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Catawba College, Series 24-General Securities Principal License, Series 53, 7, 63 and 66 Licenses, and life and long term care insurance licenses. In addition to her financial background, Ms. Kusek taught math and physics in Duke Energy’s nuclear training program and worked in community and public relations in the nuclear power industry. She is a Rotarian and a Paul Harris Fellow, and is actively involved in several nonprofit and business-related boards in the community.
Ms. Kusek was honored as a 2006 YWCA Woman of Achievement in Business. She has spent a lifetime building her knowledge, experience and integrity. She is a strategic business woman, a community leader, and a committed public official.
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, current Vice-Chair and former Chair
Member of Wilmington Cape Fear Rotary Club
Member of Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
2012 Chair of Cape Fear Heart Ball-American Heart Association
Former Executive Advisory Board Member for UNCW Cameron School of Business
Former Member of Investors Roundtable
Former Member of Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation Board of Trustees
Former Member of New Hanover Commission for Women
Former Member of Wilmington Chapter-Business Networking International