BRI Member Directory

Blue Ridge Institute is very proud of its legacy members.


Phil Acord
Chambliss Center for Children, President/CEO

Heather Adams
Rockingham County Partnership for Children, Executive Director

Jarrod Adams
Evergreen, Executive Director – Knoxville Division

James Akin
National Association of Social Workers, Executive Director, Florida Chapter

Cindy Alewine
Alzheimer’s Association, CEO

Grace-Anne Alfiero
Arts In Action, President & CEO

Lise Landry Alives
Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Vice President of Operations

Judy Anderson

Terri Axelson


Beth Bader
Executive Director, Young Musicians of Alamance

Beth Bader
Young Musicians of Alamance, Executive Director

Linda Bailey
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director

Sara Barber
SC Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Executive Director

Lynnda Bassham

Denise Bentley
Tennessee Youth Courts, Inc, Executive Director

Laura Berlind

Estrellita (Lo) Berry
REACHUP Inc., President/CEO

Wanda Bertram
self employed

Carrie Blackham
Wendell Foster, Chief Executive Officer

Lynn Blanchard
Carolina Center for Public Service, UNC-Chapel Hill, Director

Steve Bogus
Catholic Charities of Louisville, Executive Director

Lisa Booze
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director

Andrea Bradley
Palm Healthcare Foundation, Inc., CEO

Stephanie Braxton
Alamance Citizens for Education, Executive Director

Robert Breedlove
Evergreen Life Services, CIO

Ashley Brown
Women’s Resource Center of Manatee, Inc., Executive Director

David Brubaker
Central Brevard Sharing Center, Inc., President/CEO

Susan Bryant-Nelson
University of Tennessee College of Social Work, Director of Student Recruitment and Student Affairs

Sue Buchholtz
Evergreen Life Services, CEO/President

Liz Buckley
Catholic Volunteers In Florida, Executive Director

Benjamin Bullock
Together SC, Director of Operations

Elizabeth Bunbury
Answered Prayers Project, Executive Director


Thema Campbell
Girl Power, President/CEO

Tammy Charles
Frameworks of Tampa Bay, Inc., Community Engagement Director

Eileen Coogan
Allegany Franciscan Ministries, President & CEO

Mark Cruise
Governance4Good, President

Kelly Callahan Cruise
United Way Association of SC, President & CEO


Paul D’Agostino

Leslie Dalton
CASA of Northeast TN, Executive Director

Corinne Danielson
Sari Center, Executive Director

Christina Delzingaro
Community Access Network, CEO

Patty Dissell
SeniorCare Experts, Executive Director

Katharine Dobbins
Wellspring, Inc., Executive Director


Doug Eberhart
United Way of Piedmont, President

Brian Edwards
Gulfstream Goodwill Industries, Vice President, Marketing and Development

John Elbare
Florida Philanthropic Advisors, Principal

Karis Engle
The Glades Initiative Inc., President and CEO

Timothy Ervolina
Ervolina Associates, Inc., VP/CFO

Kelley Ezell
Upstate Family Resource Center, Executive Director


Sara Faircloth
Georgia College, Lecturer/Program Director

Cindy Flachmeier
Aging Matters in Brevard, President/CEO

Suzie Foley
Greenville Free Medical Clinic, Executive Director

Jennifer Frances
Bess the Book Bus, Founder

Beth Franco
Eat More Move More SC, Executive Director

Brittney Frazier
Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Health Administrative Fellow


Allison Gant
Alamance Burlington Schools, Vice Chair, Board of Education

Rick Garner
Edward Jones, Financial Adviser

Anita Garrett
United Way Association of South Carolina, Director of Collective Impact

Venita Garvin

Laurie George
United Way of Palm Beach County, COO

Corey Gephart
St. Luke’s Community House, CEO

Brian Gerard
First Christian Church of Louisville, Senior Minister

Carrie Gerard
Eastern Area Community Ministries, Executive Director

Daniel Gibson
Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Regional Vice President

Nancy Giles
Evergreen, National Director Social Enterprise

Caroline Goins
Anson County Partnership for Children, Executive Director

Sharon Gomez
Evergreen Life Services, Vice-President of Operations – Central Region

Robert Groover
Evergreen Life Services, National Director of Sales Development and Innovation

Liz Gutierrez
Enterprising Latinas, Inc., Founder/CEO


Judy Hall

Melanie Hall
The Family Healthcare Foundation, Executive Director

Lesa Hamilton
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director

Patty Harman
Susan G. Komen, Greater Nashville, Executive Director

Mary Dell Hayes
Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands, Executive Director

Sarah Heinemeier
Compass Evaluation and Research, Evaluation

Jennifer Helgeson
Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana, President & CEO

Carrie Hepburn
Tampa Bay Healthare Collaborative, Executive Director

Jai Hinson
Artz 4 Life Academy, ExecutiveDirector

Laura Hobson
Faith Family Medical Center, President

Beth Ellen Holimon
Dining for Women, President

Meredith Hooper
Odyssey Charter School, Educator




Michael Jackson
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director

Kim Jefferies
Brighton Center, President

Pam Jeffre
Success 4 Kids & Families, Executive Director

Patrick Jinks
The Jinks Perspective, President

Michele Johnson
Tennessee Justice Center, Executive Director

Robert Jones
Community Action Kentucky, Executive Director




Lara Katz
NC Therapeutic Riding Center, Executive Director

Ginna Kennedy (in Memoriam)
Contact 211, Executive Director

Anne Osborne Kilpatrick
Medical University of South Carolina, Professor Emerita

Phil Kolodziej
The Children’s Home of Stockton, Executive Director


Richard LaPratt
United Way Association of South Carolina, Executive Vice President of Contact Center Services

Joyce Lavery
Save Haven Family Shelter, CEO

Glaydeane Lee
Cancer Association of Spartanburg & Cherokee Counties, Inc., Executive Director

Lynda Leedy
Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas, Director of Administrative Services

David Lin
Palm Beach Habilitation Center, Inc., Executive Vice-President

Marisel Losa
Health Council of South Florida, President & CEO

Chamlee Loscuito
Hope Center for Children

Heather Love
Jefferson Awards Foundation, State Director, South Carolina


Yvone Mackey
Evergreen Life Services, Strategic Operations Officer

Maria Martin
PASOs, Director of Programs and Services

Kathryn Mathes
Centerstone Research Institute, Vice President for Research & Evaluation

Shaniek Maynard
Roundtable of St. Lucie County, Executive Director

Tish McCutchen
Jolley Foundation, Program officer

Audrey McDonough
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, Director of AmeriCorps Program

Peter McDougal
East Coast Region Raza Development Fund, Consultant

Brian McEwen
Champions for Children, Executive Director

Robert McFalls
FL Philanthropic Network, President & CEO

Susan McGrath
Brevard Achievement Center, Vice President, Marketing and Development

Genevieve Megginson
Chatham County Partnership for Children, Executive Director

Tom Menard
AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Vice President of Operations

Maxine Michael
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Vice-President of Operations

Kevin Middleton
United Way of Kentucky, President

Weldon Mikulik

Scott Miller
Wendell Foster’s Campus for Developmental Disabilities, COO

Joseph Mole
Emmaus House, Executive Director

Mary Jo Monahan
Association of Social WOrk Boards (ASWB), Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Andrea Moore
Middle Tyger Community Center, Executive Director

Jim Morrison

Jane Murphy
Healthy Start Coalition of Hillsborough County, Ex



Aubrey Nehring

Carolyn Nelson-Goedert
Nth Degree Works, LLC, President/CEO

Nicholaus Nelson-Goedert
Broward College, Adjunct Professor

Burnadette Norris-Weeks
Women of Color Empowerment Institute, Inc., CEO


Kate O’Day

Owen O’Neill
ClinicsCanHelp, CEO


Maya Pack
SC Institute of Medicine & Public Health, Co-Director

Luanne Panacek
Perpetual Growth, LLC, Owner & President

Dave Parker
CauseImpact, Founder and co-Principal

Amar Patel
Brevard Achievement Center, CEO

Wyndi Patterson
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director

Steve Perkins

Edward Perry
211 Tampa Bay Cares Inc., Vice President of Programs and Services


Luke Queen
Evergreen Life Services, Vice President of Operations


Rob Rains
United Way of Brevard County, President

Harrison Rearden
Volunteer, Public Service, Retired

Rob Reifsnyder
United Way of Greater Cincinnati, President

Rebecca Rhodes
Institute of Leadership Development, President

Caroline Robertson
Greer Relief & Resources Agency, Inc., Executive Director

Jerry Ross
National Entrepreneur Center, President

Carey Rothschild
AccessHealth Spartanburg, Director

Danielle Rottenberg
The Yoga Service Movement, Founder

Doug Ryland
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director Central LA Division


Bill Sadka
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director

Abraham Salinas
University of South Florida, Associate Director, Center of Excellence in MCH

Lila Anna Sauls
Homeless No More, Pres/CEO

Upendo Shabazz
Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Regional Vice President

Scot Simmons
Sterling Pharmacy, President/CEO

Britney Sink
CASA of East Tennessee, Executive Director

Andrea Smith
Senior Action, Executive Director/CEO

Gillian Smith
City Year, Chief Marketing Officer

Julie Smithwick
PASOs, Executive Director

Karen Sowers
Univ of Tenn College of Social Work, Dean and Beaman Professor

Chris Steed
The Fullerton Foundation, Executive Director

Michael Stewart
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director


Anne-Marie Taylor
Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center, Inc., Executive Director

Carrie Theall
Alamance Partnership for Children, Executive Director

Cheri Tinney
Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library, Community Resource Specialist

Joseph Tolan
Metro United Way, President and CEO

Terry Tolan
Governor’s Office of Early Childhood, Executive Director

Kevin Tomson-Hooper
The Artisans Village – Volunteer, President – Board of Directors

Sara Tomson-Hooper
Habitat for Humanity International, Associate Director, Disaster Response Stratetic Support

Naomi Torfin
United Way Association of South Carolina, Senior Director Public Policy

Karen Towery
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director, NCTX Division

Hilda Trahan
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director

Delquanda Turner
Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County, Community Planning Manager

Steven Turner, President




Randall Waguespack
Evergreen Life Services, Executive Director

Anne Walker
Alston Wilkes Society, Executive Director

Ann Warner
WREN (Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network), CEO

Adrienne Washington
Lehigh University, Assistant Vice-President, Community & Regional Affairs

Susan Watson
Women’s Resource Center in Alamance County, Executive Director

Gayle Watts
Children’s Aid Society of AL, Chief Executive Officer

Harold Watts, Jr.
Evergreen Life Services, State Executive Director – Arkansas Division

Carol Westlake
Tennessee Disability Coalition, Executive Director

Jeffrey White
The Nest – Center for Women, Children, and Families, Executive Director

Homer Wilkins

Pam Wolf
Harmony Family Center, Inc., CEO

Robert Wright
Evergren Lif Services, Executive Director

Cheri Wright-Jones
Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Regional Vice President

John Wyble
Lousiana CASA Association, Executive Director



Michael Young
PASO’s, Director of Capacity Building

Tina Young
Project LINK, Inc, Executive Director