Staff

Our staff is dedicated to this community and to making it a better place. With extensive knowledge of the region’s changing needs, we work together to assist donors with their philanthropic goals, work closely with nonprofits to address challenges in the community, and are always learning more about the needs in the Triangle and how we can affect change. We are here to serve you, our donors and our community.

Carla Abramczyk
Senior Development Officer
Rutina Bailey
Grants Manager
Ken Baroff
Vice President of Development & Donor Engagement
Sarah Battersby
Senior Program Officer for Education Initiatives
Daniela Cerón
Shannon St. John Fellow
Julia Da Silva
Scholarships Officer
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Dawn Dawson
Executive Administrator
Sarah Guidi
Senior Program Officer for Arts and Sustainable Communities Initiatives
Lindsay Harrell
Controller
Tanaya Suddreth Lynch
Senior Program Officer for Capacity Building Initiatives
Robert Naylor
Chief Financial Officer & Director of Administration
Lori O’Keefe
President & CEO
Larisa Putnam
Office Manager
Laurel Shulman
Senior Donor Engagement Officer, Data Strategy
Natalia Siegel
Donor Engagement Officer
Karly Smith
Donor Engagement Associate
Jennifer Weld
Director of Marketing & Communications
Anne Wolf
Senior Accountant