Our United Way Board of Directors is composed of passionate volunteers who work with us to see real change in our community.

Board Of Directors

Board Chair

Shaun Olsen

CloudWyze
CEO
Treasurer , Finance Committee Chair

Dr. Christopher Prentice

UNCW
Assistant Professor
Campaign Committee Chair

Mike Distelhorst

Star News
Publisher
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

Gina Andrews

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

Stacy Ankrum

First Citizens Bank
Senior V.P. Commercial Banking
Member

Andre Boyd

NHRMC
Executive V.P. of Hospital Division
Member

Judy Budd

Greater Wilmington Bus. Journal
Associate Publisher
Member

April England

Duke Energy
Work Management Support Supervisor
Member

Natalie English

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO
Member

Paul Gonka

Piedmont Natural Gas
Commercial & Residential Representative
Member

Andy Jones

Forrest Firm
Managing Attorney
Member

Lisa Leath

Leath HR Group
President
Member

Paul McCombie

Southern Bank
Cape Fear Market Executive
Member

Dr. Jerry Oates

Brunswick County Schools
Superintendent
Member

Ruth Ravitz Smith

RR Smith Strategic Solutions
President
Member

Katrina H. Redmon

Housing Authority of Wilmington
CEO
Member

Michael Reives

Victaulic
Plant Manager

Planning and Investment Committee Members

Dr. Charlie Hardy
Planning and Investment Team Chair
Professor and Dean, College of Health and Human Sciences
UNCW

  • 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

General Campaign Committee

Mike Distelhorst
Campaign Committee Chair
Publisher
Star News

Campaign Committee Members

  • Ben David
    District Attorney
    District Court
  • Ozzy Santos
    Regional Vice President
    Enterprise Holdings
  • Brad Neigel
    Wilmington Market President
    First National Bank
  • Ruth Smith
    United Way Board
    President
    R2S3
  • John Gizdic
    President & CEO
    New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • 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
  • Lori Feezor
    Vice President Legal Affairs
    New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • Shelbourn Stevens
    President
    Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center
  • Brad Erbes
    Retired, GE Hitachi
  • Michael McWhorter
    Chief Executive Officer
    MOJO Musical Supply
  • Chris Coudriet
    County Manager
    New Hanover County
  • 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
  • Tim Markley
    United Way Board
    Superintendent
    New Hanover County Schools
  • Julie A. Wilsey
    United Way Board
    Airport Director
    Wilmington International Airport

Finance Committee

Dr. Christopher Prentice
Finance Committee Chair
Associate Professor
UNCW

Campaign Committee

  • Elaine Leggett
    Manager of Business Valuation Services
    Jacobs Capital
  • Billy Smith
    Commercial Relationship Manager
    First National Bank
  • Stacy Ankrum
    United Way Board
    Vice President
    First Citizens Bank
  • Shaun Olsen
    United Way Board Chair
    Chief Executive Officer
    CloudWyze
  • Bonnie Nelson
    Business Management Consultant
  • Michael Angerhauser
    Fraud Investigations and Forensic Accounting Specialist
    Adam Shay CPA PLLC