McDara (Dara) P. Folan III (Winston-Salem, N.C.) has been Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) since July 2004. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Salem College and Academy and The Arts Council Endowment Fund, Inc. and the Board of Directors of the Downtown Winston-Salem Foundation. He is also a member of the bars of the states of North Carolina and Ohio. A native of Port Washington, N.Y., he earned a bachelor's degree in government and political and social thought, and an MBA and J.D. from the University of Virginia. He and his wife, Ragan, have three children: Caitlin, who is married to Davis Roach, McDara and McKenzie.