Mr. Robert E. Mason IV has served as Director of First Citizens BancShares, Inc. since 2007. Mr. Mason is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, R. E. Mason Company of the Carolinas (industrial automation and services). He has Over 20 years’ experience in managing, operating and growing a successful industrial automation and engineering services business with a national and international business perspective. He serves as a Director of Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center Foundation. He serves as a?Member of Advisory Board of UNC Charlotte Lee College of Engineering. He served as a Board Member at Presbyterian Hospital Foundation.