Board & Staff


Leadership

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Traci Ross

President & CEO

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Michelle Speas, MA, CFRE

Vice President, Philanthropy and Public Relations &
Executive Director of The Family Services Foundation

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J. Nelson-Weaver, D. PH, MA

Vice President, Clinical & Community Services

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Vivien Stearns, MA

Vice President, Child Development Program

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Loris Dixon, MBA

Vice President, Finance & Administration

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Tonia Shore, MBA

Vice President, Human Resources

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Board of Directors

Amber Koger

Board Chair
Attorney, Inmar

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Candice Friel

Partner, Nelson Mullins

The Rev. Dr. Nathan Scovens

Pastor, Galilee Missionary Baptist Church

The Rev. Dr. Paul Robeson Ford

Vice Chair
Action for Equity

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Jennifer Houlihan

VP Value-Based Care & Population Health, Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Annette Scippio

Council Member, City of Winston-Salem

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Ernest Logemann, CPA

Treasurer
Tax Manager, Gray, Callison & Jones CPA, P.C.

Lia Erickson, MD

Novant Health–Waughtown Pediatrics

Tricia McManus

Superintendent, WS/FC Schools

Donald McMillian

Stocked Pot Cooking School

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Matthew Marceron

President and CEO, Kaplan Early Learning Company

Dean Clifford, PhD

Clifford Consulting

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Foundation Board of Directors

Anne Rainey Rokahr

Board Chair
Owner, The Snob Shop and Trouvaille Home

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Penn Broyhill, JD

Assistant District Attorney

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Stephanie Tyson

Owner and Chef, Sweet Potatoes

Peggy Reingold

Vice Chair
Community Advocate

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D. Elwood “Woody” Clinard

Community Advocate

Nick Gonzalez

Partner and Team Leader, Linville Team Partners

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Virginia Pleasants, JD

Secretary
Business Law and Estate Planning Attorney, Forrest Firm

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J.K. Givens, JD

Vice President and General Counsel, Qorvo

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Julie Johnson, JD, CAP®

Senior VP and Manager of the Philanthropic Solutions Team, Wells Fargo

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Ernest Logemann, CPA

Treasurer
Tax Manager at Gray, Callison & Jones CPA, P.C.

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Obi Ikwechegh, MD

Physician, Kairos Medical Consulting

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Teneshia Miller

Senior Customer Support Representative, Gryphon House

Matt Carey

U.S. Head of Insurance Solutions, New York Digital Investment Group

Vivián Joiner

Owner, Sweet Potatoes

Christy Cox Spencer

Owner, JKS Incorporated

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