Appointment of Two Members of the Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business Ownership

January 20, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business Ownership:

Lanny Fletcher Wiles is president of Northeastern Florida Foods, Inc., in Jacksonville, Fla. He is also a consultant for special events to Coca Cola of North America in Atlanta, Ga. He was a staff assistant to the President in 1981 - 1982. He is married and resides in Ponte Vedra, Fla. He was born January 11, 1943. He will succeed William Jackson Greer.

George K. Conant is chairman and owner of Rubelmann-Lucas, Inc., in St. Louis, Mo. He was president of Sligo, Inc., a distributor of steel and industrial supplies, in 1958 - 1974. He is married, has four children, and resides in St. Louis, Mo. He was born May 21, 1922. He will succeed R. Miller Hicks.