Francis Chester, V.P. of Alotech, Inc., a contract manufacturing company in Sanford, NC, has been elected to the board of directors of the Sandhills Military Council (SMC). The purpose of the SMC is to connect citizens of the Sandhills region to the military in a unified effort. Members of the SMC consist of individuals and businesses located within the 5-county area (Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Lee and Moore counties) surrounding Fort Bragg.
SMC Objectives include:
- Broaden the awareness of the military to the communities
- Create social networking opportunities with Fort Bragg
- Create an interface with Fort Bragg leadership
- Support military families through events and activities
Chester also serves on the board of directors and is chairman of the manufacturing committee of the North Carolina Defense Business Association (NCDBA).