Board of Directors

Board of Directors

July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

Board of Director Bylaws

  • Chairperson

    Jessica Spencer
    Assistant District Attorney, State of North Carolina

  • Interim Vice Chair

    Demetria Nickens
    Rehabilitation Counselor, Division of Services of the Blind

  • Secretary

    Katie Fowler
    Attorney, Fitzgerald Litigation

  • Treasurer

    Travis Whitfield
    CPA, Clifton Larson Allen

  • Emerald P. Bowman

    Adjunct Professor: Winston-Salem State University
    Sr. Special Projects Coordinator: City of Winston Salem Recreation & Parks

  • Kia Chavious

    Assistant District Attorney, State of North Carolina

  • Whit Davis

    Attorney, Forsyth County Public Defenders Office

  • James Francis

    Supply Chain Executive, Hanesbrands

  • Todd Hairston

    Associate Athletic Director, Compliance; Wake Forest University

  • Honey Holmes

    Recognition Manager, BB&T

  • Stephanie Knight

    Major Gifts Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

  • Vanessa McMinn

    Teacher, Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools

  • George Munford

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

  • Brandon Nelson

    Manager, Triad Municipal ABC Board

  • Dr. Sarah Northrop

    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics; Wake Forest Baptist Health

  • Cory Parr


  • Kyla Sipprell

    Attorney, Allman Spry Davis Leggett & Crumpler, P.A.

  • Tim Weatherspoon

    Biopharmaceutical Specialty Representative

  • Sally Williard

    Vice President, Regulatory Process and Compliance, RAIS

  • Matthew L. Willer

    Commercial Lender, Bank of North Carolina

  • Elizabeth Winters

    Attorney, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP

Board Members Emeritus

The Honorable Jim O'Neill 
Forsyth County District Attorney, State of North Carolina

Tom and Holly Bush

Our Contributors

  • Modern
  • Allegacy
  • Kilpatrick
  • Brenners
  • McMinn Law Firm
  • Salem Senior
  • Piedmont Silver Eagles
  • RAI
  • Hanes Brands