Henry Knight is a retired Raleigh business owner of 40 years and a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill. He and his wife, Gloria, are long-time Raleigh residents and have two children and four grandchildren. Henry has served as past president of Capital City Jaycees, NC & SC Chapter of National Distributors Association, Former Chairman of Wake County Board of Education, United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Duke Raleigh Hospital Board of Advisors, and First Benefits Insurance Company, NC Retail Merchant Association. Additionally, Henry served on the boards of Duke University Healthcare System, Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh Little Theater, and the Alice Poe Center for Health Education. Henry is a member and Deacon of Bay Leaf Baptist Church and a long-time volunteer of NRM.