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SCPA welcomes Jim Whitehurst

Jim Whitehurst is the CEO for Coastal AgroBusiness Inc. where he has worked for the past 28 years. Coastal has retail locations throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

 

Jim proudly received his BS degree in Business and Economics from NC State University.

 

Whitehurst is married to Anne Whitehurst and they have two children – Jake and Elizabeth. He enjoys spending time at the coast of North Carolina, boating and fishing.

 

His involvement with SCPA goes all the way back to 1954 when his father, JC Whitehurst, Jr., and Coastal became involved with what was then known as Virginia-Carolina Pesticide Formulators Association. Jim and his family have been involved with SCPA every year since. “Needless to say, my father was the biggest influence on my career. He was one of the true legends in the business.”

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