Commission Members
A. D. “ZANDER” GUY, JR. - Chairman
In March 2017, Zander Guy was appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to serve as Chairman of the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. He previously had served on the ABC Commission from 2009 to 2013 and was Chairman from February 2012 to February 2013.

Guy is a native North Carolinian who has always lived and worked in the southeastern part of the state. He attended Campbell University and is a graduate of the Realtors Institute.

Chairman Guy is the former Mayor of the Town of Surf City and is a member of the Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees.

He previously served on the N.C. Banking Commission under Governors Hunt, Martin, Easley and Perdue. He is past President of the Neuse River Council of Governments, past member of the Local Government Advocacy Council, and former Mayor and Councilman of the City of Jacksonville. For more than 25 years he held elected office in municipal government. In 2011, he sold his real estate company and retired after 41 years in the business.

Chairman Guy is married to Sabrina M. Guy. They have three children and three grandchildren.
Norman A. Mitchell, SR. - Commissioner
Governor Roy Cooper announced the appointment of Norman A. Mitchell, Sr., as a member of the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission in July 2018.

He previously served on the state’s Local Government Retirement System as an appointee of Gov. Mike Easley.

Commissioner Mitchell is a native of Charlotte who served for ten years on the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, after which he was a consultant for Siemens USA.

He attended Johnson C. Smith University and is a graduate of the North Carolina Institute of Political Leadership.

Commissioner Mitchell is a combat-wounded veteran of the Vietnam War and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He served with the First Brigade of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division in the Republic of Vietnam and with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg.

He and his wife Denise live in Charlotte and are parents of two children.
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