President & CEO – Tyler Newman

Tyler Newman has served as President and CEO of Business Alliance for a Sound Economy (BASE) since 2016. Founded in 2003, BASE is a coalition comprising business entities, associations, and individual members with a shared focus on public policy to improve economic opportunities and the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina.

Bringing two decades of advocacy expertise to his position, Newman has been actively involved in various local, state, federal, and coastal initiatives throughout his professional career. Prior to his role at BASE, he served as the City of Wilmington’s Special Assistant to the City Manager-Legislative Affairs and held the position of Regulatory Affairs Director for the Home Builders Association of Georgia. A native of New Bern, Newman is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

In recognition of his leadership, Newman is a Duke North Carolina Leadership Forum Fellow and has earned distinction as an Influencer in the annual WilmingtonBiz100. You can read more about BASE and Tyler in this Fall 2023 WilmingtonBiz Magazine profile.


Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 3101
Wilmington, NC 28406

Phone: 910.799.2611
Fax: 910.799.2610