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Lives Impacted

Our Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

Gina Andrews
Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

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Stacy Ankrum
First Citizens Bank 

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Michelle Beasley
Corning, Inc.

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Judy Budd
Greater Wilmington Business Journal

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Ben David, Campaign Chair
NHC District Attorney

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James Dixon, Secretary/Treasurer 
PPD

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April England, Marketing Committee Chair 
Duke Energy

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Lori Feezor, JD, ARM
New Hanover Regional Medical Center 

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Paul Gonka 
Piedmont Natural Gas

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Nancy Guyton
Kincaid & Associates, PLLC

 

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Lance Hall
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

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Dr. Charlie Hardy, Community Impact Chair
UNCW

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Amanda Hutcheson
Brunswick County

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Lisa Leath, Board Chair
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Dr. Tim Markley
NHC Schools 

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Paul McCombie
Southern Bank 

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Michael D McWhorter, Council on Philanthropy Chair 
Mojotone Musical Supply

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Bonnie Nelson, Nominating Committee Chair 
Community Volunteer

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Shaun Olsen, Vice Chair/Chair Elect
CloudWyze

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Dr. Christopher Prentice 
UNCW 

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Katrina H. Redmon
Housing Authority of Wilmington

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Ruth Ravitz Smith
New Hanover County 

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Julie Wilsey
Wilmington International Airport

Officers

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Lisa Leath
Board Chair

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Shaun Olsen
 Vice Chair/Chair Elect

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James (Jay) Dixon
Secretary/Treasurer

Committee Chairs

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Ben David
Campaign Chair

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Dr. Charlie Hardy 
Community Impact Chair

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Michael D McWhorter, Council on Philanthropy Chair 
Mojotone Musical Supply

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Bonnie Nelson
Nominating Committee Chair

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April England
Marketing Committee Chair

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James (Jay) Dixon
Finance Committee Chair

Class of 2015-2018

  • April England
  • Bonnie Nelson *
  • Judy Budd 
  • Katrina H. Redmon 
  • Lance Hall
  • Michael D. McWhorter 
  • Shaun Olsen

Class of 2016-2019

  • Michelle Beasley
  • Lori Feezor
  • Paul Gonka
  • Nancy Guyton *
  • Amanda Hutcheson
  • Dr. Tim Markely
  • Dr. Christopher Prentice 

* Denotes second 3 year term

Class of 2017-2020

  • Dr. Charles Hardy *
  • James Dixon *
  • Julie Wilsey *
  • Lisa Leath *
  • Paul McCombie *
  • Ruth Ravitz Smith 
  • Stacy Ankrum
  • Gina Andrews 

Class of 2017-2018

  • Ben David

Meetings

 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.

Staff

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E. Craig Heim 
President & CEO 

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Tommy Taylor
Executive Vice President

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Leanne Strawn
VP, Marketing and Communications

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Senior Campaign Associate (Coming Soon!)

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Ken DeDominicis
Vice-President of Tocqueville Society

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Campaign Associate (Coming Soon!)

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Vickie Woodbury
Director of Finance

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Mallory Broomfield
Finance and Data Coordinator

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Phillip Hedgepeth
Director, Senior Community Employment Program