Faculty Affiliate and Director of Entrepreneurship at North Carolina Central University School of Business

(919) 530-5007


C. T. Willis Commerce Building

Dr. Henry C. McKoy, Jr. is the lead entrepreneurship faculty and Director of Entrepreneurship at NC Central University in the School of Business. He is also on the faculty of the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he is Professor of Practice in Strategy and Entrepreneurship. In addition, he teaches in Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and is part of the faculty of Duke’s Executive Leadership Institute where he teaches on Public-Private Partnerships. Dr. McKoy has been a Fellow of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC-Chapel Hill, as well as an Aspen Institute Scholar. He currently has an appointment at Harvard University Kennedy School’s Ash Center, where he is an Associate Fellow of Municipal Innovation, and leads the effort to launch a national network of economically inclusive and equitable cities. He served from 2010-2012 in the North Carolina Department of Commerce where he was appointed by the Governor as Assistant Secretary of Commerce. He holds degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill (BS, Ph.D.) and Duke (MS).