Board of Advisors

Tracy Ahrens Business Process Optimization, Biogen
Joni Allison Principal at Henderson Middle School, 2013-14 Kenan Fellow
Creighton Blackwell Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Coastal Federal Credit Union
Jeanne Milliken Bonds Professor of the Practice, Impact Investment, and Sustainable Finance, UNC Kenan Flagler Business School
Dawn Braswell Head of Siemens Energy Apprenticeship for North America
Lee Clark-Sellers (retired) Innovation Officer, Cornerstone Building Brands
Arthina Dumas is an educator at the NC Virtual Public School and 2014-15 Kenan Fellow
Dr. Mary Hemphill CEO & Founder of The Limitless Lady
Dr. Steve Hill Superintendent, Pender County Schools
David Kaiser (BOA Chair) Deputy Director for the NC Board of Science, Technology & Innovation at the Office of Science, Technology & Innovation in the NC Department of Commerce
Dr. Jamie Lathan Dean of Distance Education, and an Instructor of Humanities and Instructional Leadership at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
Dr. Ethan Lenker Superintendent, Pitt County Schools
Sedrick McCallum SVP Community Development Officer, SouthState Bank (VA, NC, SC)
Tia McLaurin Community Engagement Manager, Google
Dr. Kim Morrison Superintendent of Mount Airy City Schools.
Caroline Veloso Oliveira Deputy Director of Community Home Trust
Jennifer O’Meara Partner at Transcend
LaTanya Pattillo Director of Policy and Advocacy at NWEA.
Stephen Saucier President, Carolinas Aviation Museum
Dr. Mark Sorrells Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Services for Fayetteville Technical Community College.
Dr. Robert J. (Bob) Witchger Director of Career and Technical Education at NC Community Colleges