United Way is about all of us, especially YOU, engaged in our community to create a future that is a better world for everyone.

Meet Our Board Of Directors

Board Chair

Shaun Olsen

CloudWyze
CEO
Board Vice Chairman

James (Jay) Dixon

Global Quality and Compliance
Senior Vice President
Campaign Chair

Charlie Mattox

BB&T
Market President VI, Senior Vice President
Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair

Katrina H. Redmon

Housing Authority of Wilmington
CEO
Board Secretary

Lori Feezor

NHRMC
Vice President Legal Affairs
Community Impact Chair

Dr. Charlie Hardy

College of Health and Human Services
Professor and Dean
Nominating Chair

Julie Wilsey

Wilmington International Airport
Airport Director
President

E. Craig Heim

United Way of the Cape Fear Area
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Member

Stacy Ankrum

First Citizens Bank
Senior V.P. Commercial Banking
Member

Michelle Beasley

Corning, Inc.
Quality Manager
Member

Gina Andrews

Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group
V.P. of Strategic Growth
Member

Andre Boyd

NHRMC
Executive V.P. of Hospital Division
Marketing Committee Chair

April England

Duke Energy
Work Management Support Supervisor
Member

Judy Budd

Greater Wilmington Bus. Journal
Associate Publisher
Member

Amanda Hutcheson

Brunswick County
Public Information Officer
Member

Paul Gonka

Piedmont Natural Gas
Commercial & Residential Representative
Member

Nancy Guyton

Kincaid & Associates, PLLC
Attorney
Member

Lisa Leath

Leath HR Group
President
Member

Dr. Tim Markley

NHC Schools
Superintendent
Member

Paul McCombie

Southern Bank
Cape Fear Market Executive
Member

Dr. Christopher Prentice

UNCW
Assistant Professor
Member

Ruth Ravitz Smith

New Hanover County
Chief Comm. Officer

All meetings are held at United Way of The Cape Fear Area, 5919 Oleander Drive, Suite 115, Wilmington, NC on the fourth, Thursday from 8:00 – 9:30 A.M.

Committee Members

Dr. Charlie Hardy

Planning Committee Chair - Founding Dean and Professor, College of Health and Human Services
  • Pat Ahern
    Retired Duke Energy
  • Meri Battles
    NHRMC
  • Doug Foreman
    Union Bank
  • Tyler Hustrulid
    Live Oak Bank
  • Richard McNinch
    Corning
  • Kim Nelson
    Retired PPD
  • Bonnie Nelson
    Retired Tecnon Orbichem
  • Susan Penn
    Retired PPD
    Susan Penn Health Coaching
  • Nick Rhodes
    Retired Airforce
  • Suzanne Rogers
    City of Wilmington
  • Billy Smith
    First National Bank
  • Lynore Young
    Corning
United Way Cape Fear Area

General Campaign Committee

Charlie Mattox

2018 General Campaign Chair
Market President BB&T
  • Gina Andrews
    United Way Board
    Vice President of Strategic Growth
    Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group
  • Shaun Olsen
    United Way Board Vice Chair
    Chief Executive Officer
    CloudWyze
  • Tim Milam
    President
    Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
  • Michele Holbrook
    Plant Manager
    Corning Inc.
  • Michelle Beasley
    United Way Board
    Plant Quality Manager
    Corning Inc.
  • Honnalora Hubbard
    Manager
    Dignity Memorial
  • Ben David
    District Attorney
    District Court
  • Ozzy Santos
    Regional Vice President
    Enterprise Holdings
  • Brad Neigel
    Wilmington Market President
    First National Bank
  • Ruth Ravitz Smith
    United Way Board
    Chief Communications Officer
    New Hanover County
  • John Gizdic
    President & CEO
    New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • Lori Feezor
    United Way Board Secretary
    Vice President Legal Affairs
    New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • Shelbourn Stevens
    President
    Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center
  • Jay Dixon
    United Way Board Treasurer
    Senior Vice President
    PPD
  • Brad Erbes
    Retired, GE Hitachi
  • David Helms
    Retired E&Y
  • Paul McCombie
    United Way Board
    Cape Fear Market Executive
    Southern Bank
  • Mike Distelhorst
    Publisher
    Star News
  • Michael Reives
    Plant Manager
    Victaulic Company
  • Jay Wileman
    President CEO
    GE Hitachi
  • Rob Kaiser
    Publisher
    Greater Wilmington Business Journal
  • Judy Budd
    United Way Board
    Associate Publisher
    Greater Wilmington Business Journal
  • Lisa Leath
    United Way Board Chair
    President
    Leath Consulting Group
  • Chris Boney
    Principal
    LS3P
  • Michael McWhorter
    Chief Executive Officer
    MOJO Musical Supply
  • Chris Coudriet
    County Manager
    New Hanover County
  • Tim Markley
    United Way Board
    Superintendent
    New Hanover County Schools
  • Julie A. Wilsey
    United Way Board
    Airport Director
    Wilmington International Airport
  • Charrise Hart
    Chief Executive Officer
    YWCA