CHAIR
Dee Dixon
Pride Communications, Inc.

VICE-CHAIR
Bob Stickler
Charlotte Symphony
Orchestra (retired)

TREASURER
Eric Ridler
TD Bank

SECRETARY
Dr. Hugh Dussek
Central Piedmont
Community College

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Mary Newsom
UNC Charlotte
Urban Institute (Retired)

Tim Gallagher
Grant Thornton

Carrie Frye
Carrie Frye Interior Design

David Kylander
Messer Construction Co.

Paul Kurzeja
Bank of America

Eric Cottrell
Parker Poe

Stacey Witten
Bank of America

Fannie Flono
Community Volunteer

Jeanie Cottingham
Daughters of the
American Revolution
Mecklenburg Chapter

Stewart McQueen
Dechert LLP

John Kincheloe
LS3P

Dr. Nancy Gutierrez
UNC Charlotte

Suzanne Pugh
Aldersgate Retirement Community

Steve Phifer
Rodgers Builders, Inc.

Marshall Costner
Costner Realty

Brooks Shelley
Aldersgate Liaison

STAFF


Adria Focht
President & CEO

Tracy Ryals
Operations Manager

Lauren Wallace
Education Specialist
K-12 Programs

Angel Johnston
Adult Education Specialist