United Way of Greater Greensboro Welcomes New Board Members

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Dana Z. Carter
United Way of Greater Greensboro
Phone: 336-378-6617
dana.carter@unitedwaygso.org

(Greensboro, NC – June 26, 2014) – On June 11, at its annual meeting, United Way of Greater Greensboro donors voted unanimously to welcome four new members to its board of directors. Constituents also voted to accept term renewals for ten existing board members.

“The professionals who serve on the United Way board of directors have committed a significant amount of time and energy in United Way’s work,” says Judy Schanel, chair of United Way of Greater Greensboro’s board of directors. “The wisdom our new board members will impart on our upcoming journey will be an incredible gift to our community.”

The United Way of Greater Greensboro board of directors provides direction, support, guidance, and governance to the organization by engaging business leaders as committed volunteers and leveraging expertise to advance the work of United Way.

New board members at United Way of Greater Greensboro include:

Dr. Paul Leslie, vice president for academic affairs & dean of the faculty, professor of sociology, Greensboro College

Lee Stokes, founder & senior pastor, Destiny Christian Center

Gregg Strader, executive vice president, American National Bank & Trust

Jason Strange, senior manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

The 2014-2015 United Way of Greater Greensboro Board of Directors:

Marc Adams, vice president and general manager, Ecolab/Kay Chemical

Jason Bohrer, partner, Newbold Advisors

Tina Akers Brown, executive director, Greensboro Housing Authority

Dan Burdett, head of customer marketing & services, Syngenta

Pete Callahan, regional vice-president, Piedmont Triad Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo

Sue Cole, founder and managing partner, SAGE Leadership & Strategy, LLC

Mary Wood Copeland, senior vice president of human resources, Bell Partners, Inc.

Mike Diamond, senior vice-president, BB&T

Mae Douglas, community volunteer

Dr. Beth Folger, chief academic officer, Guilford County Schools

Kim Gatling, partner, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLC

Regina Howard Glaspie, circulation director, News & Record

Robin Hager, senior executive vice president, chief administration officer, NewBridge Bank

Jeff Johnson, vice-president, centralized call management, American Express

Murray Kessler, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Lorillard Tobacco

Dr. Paul Leslie, vice president, academic affairs and dean of faculty professor of sociology, Greensboro College

Kathi Lester, vice president of member services, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Samantha Magill, flight sciences engineer, Honda Aircraft Company

Dr. Harold Martin, chancellor, North Carolina A&T State University

Dan McGinn, partner, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard

Rich Newman, president/community leader, Pennybyrn at Maryfield

Kent Price, senior vice-president of human resources, United Guaranty

Dr. Edward Robinson, principal scientist, Lorillard Tobacco

Judy Schanel, executive vice-president acute care services, Cone Health

Martin Schneider, global chief information officer, VF Corporation

Susan Shumaker, president, Cone Health Foundation

Lee Stokes, founder and senior pastor, Destiny Christian Center

Gregg Strader, executive vice president, American National Bank & Trust

Jason Strange, senior manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Aaron Strasser, vice president, Southern Plate & Glass

Jim Westmoreland, city manager, City of Greensboro

Sue White, president, Donathan Properties, Inc.

Ben Zuraw, community volunteer

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United Way of Greater Greensboro pools resources, time and talent to support programs, initiatives, and partner agencies meeting the critical needs of our community and offer a high quality of life for all. United Way is a worldwide network in 41 countries and territories, including more than 1,200 local organizations in the U.S. United Way recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done. To give, advocate and volunteer, visit www.UnitedWayGSO.org.


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