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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Hilda Pinnix-Ragland, vice president of public affairs at Progress Energy, is the newest member of the board at

The RTI board includes 14 people.

Pinnix-Ragland has worked at Progress since 1980. Prior to joining Progress, she was an auditor at Arthur Anderson & Co. and as an accountant at Colgate-Palmolive.

A graduate of N.C. A&T with a degree in accounting, Pinnix-Ragland earned a Master’s degree in business administration at Duke.