Board of Directors

Chair: Phillip H. McCall, Jr.retired Principal Partner, Servant Leadership, LLC

Vice Chair: Dr. Tawannah Allen, Associate Professor, High Point University

Treasurer: Rev. Dr. Joe Blosser, Chief Impact Officer,
The Earl & Kathryn Congdon Family Foundation

Secretary: Afi Johnson-Parris
Partner, Fox Rothschild

Rebecca Buffington
Community Volunteer

Brent Christensen
President & CEO, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce

Natalie Folmar
Director, Tuggle Duggins, PA

Deena Hayes-Greene
Chair, Guilford County Board of Education

Lolita Malave
Broker in Charge/Branch Manager, Allen Tate Real Estate, LLC

Sara Millard
General Counsel, Global Mortgage, Arch Capital Services, Inc.

David Miller
President, D.S. Miller Inc.

Joel Mills
Chief People Officer, AdaptHealth

Brian Norris
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Business High Point

Dr. Whitney Oakley
Interim Superintendent, Guilford County Schools

Bishop Bryan J. Pierce, Sr.
Senior Pastor/CEO, Mount Zion Baptist Church of Greensboro

Patrick Tewksbury
Vice President, Global Indirect Procurement, VF Corporation

Rev. Dr. Frank K. Thomas
Pastor, Mt. Zion Baptist Church of High Point

Cecelia Thompson
Executive Director, Action Greensboro

Eric Townsend
Asst. Vice President, Academic Communications/
Director, School of Law Communications, Elon University School of Law

Effie Varitimidis
Director, Constituent Services NC-06, U.S. House of Representatives

Program Leadership Team

Chair: Sherry Wyche, Instruction Partners
Co-chair: Ashley Canupp, The Fresh Market
Theresa Byrd, Community Volunteer
Bria Caison, N.C. A&T State University student
Carly Cooke
, County Commissioners (Dist. 5)
Tod Dalton, CPL
Fanta Dorley, N.C. A&T State University
Maria Gonzalez, Club Fitness
Suzanne Goodell, Community Volunteer
Cindi Hill, Junior Achievement
Lakesha Holiday, JBL Cleaning and Organizing
Lydia Hughes, GoFar
Emily McCollum, Weaver Foundation
Blake Odum, The Motivational Foundation/Cross Co.
Julia Osborne, A Simple Gesture
Virginia Phelps, Quaintance Weaver
Mildred Poole, Community Volunteer
Jennifer Reavis, Communities in Schools of High Point. Inc.
Kevin Shoffner, Children Home Society of North Carolina
Adrienne Spinner, North Carolina Housing Coalition