Roddey Dowd, Jr. joined Charlotte Pipe and Foundry in 1981. During his career at Charlotte Pipe he has worked in many different areas.
Currently serving as a director and CEO of the company, Roddey oversees Charlotte Pipe’s manufacturing operations as well as corporate and new product development. He also works with senior colleagues on long-range planning initiatives.
Before coming to Charlotte Pipe, Roddey worked for the Irving Trust Co. in New York City.

Over the years, Roddey has held leadership positions on numerous boards for charitable and non-profit organizations and educational institutions, including the Charlotte Speech and Hearing Center, the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historical Landmarks Commission and Woodberry
Forest School. Roddey recently joined the board of the Council for a Secure America.

Roddey attended Woodberry Forest School and received a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He and Jane have one son and live in Stanly County, NC.