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Meet The Team


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Laura Way

President + CEO
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Jordyn Whitted

Director of Marketing and Public Relations
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Stacy Calfo

Marketing Consultant
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Chaunte Rankin

Dir. of Finance, Operations, & Shared Services
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Deb Ruffino

Grants Coordinator

Cydnee Mebane

Social Media Coordinator

Darlene McClinton

Creative Community Engagement Officer
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Leslie Buschmann

Administrative and Database Coordinator
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Murdena Mills

Shared Services Bookkeeper

Board of Directors (2022-2023)



Madison Carroll, The Carroll Companies


Nicholas Barrett, Tanger Outlets


Art Winstead, DMJPS PLLC


Martha Thompson, Community Volunteer

Immediate Past Board Chair:

Rebecca Buffington, Community Volunteer


Alyce Barrett, Artist and Community Volunteer

Jasmine Beard, AJOY Consulting, LLC

Sandra Welch Boren, Cone Health Foundation

Dawn S. Chaney, Chaney Properties

Thomas Cone, Ott Cone & Redpath, PA

Nancy Doll, Weatherspoon Art Museum (former director)

Lauren Gordon, Greensboro Center for Pediatric Dentistry

Chip Hagan, Hagan Barrett PLLC

Sarah Healy, Canterbury School

Richard “Skip” Moore, Community Volunteer

Lindsay Morgan, The Fresh Market

Jamilla Pinder, Cone Health

Kami Rowan, Guilford College

Maria-Elena Surprenant, Guilford County Schools

Kate Tobey, Cone Health

Effie Varitimidis, U.S. Rep. Kathy Manning’s Office

Roodline Volcy, Seed Commons

Legal Counsel

Natalie Sanders, Brooks Pierce, LLC

Robert (Bob) Saunders, Brooks Pierce, LLC

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