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, we work closely with nonprofits to address challenges in the community and we 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 Scholarships & Education Officer
Adeja Cheek
Scholarships Intern
Julia Da Silva
Scholarships Officer
Dawn Dawson
Executive Assistant
Meg Farrell Buckingham
Director of Marketing & Communications
Alexandria Franklin
Donor Engagement Associate
Sarah Guidi
Program Officer
Lindsay Harrell
Tanaya Suddreth Lynch
Program Officer
Robert Naylor
Chief Financial Officer and Director of Administration
Lori O’Keefe
President & CEO
Hiral Patel
Digital Media Specialist
Laurel Shulman
Donor Engagement Officer
Natalia Siegel
Donor Engagement Officer
Anne Wolf
Senior Accountant