Our Board.

Our Officers


Kieth Cockrell, Chair

Bank President, Charlotte
Bank of America

Ty Niess, Chair-Elect

Senior Advisor, Dart Interests, LLC

Vida Harvey, Vice Chair

Director/Assistant General Counsel, Novant Health

Jimmy Kmetz, Treasurer

Assurance Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Denise Coleman, Secretary

Strategic Marketing & Strategic Affairs Manager,
Norsan Media

Michael Smith, facilities 

Partner, Collett

Claye Stokes, Programs

CMO of CNET, Red Ventures Company

Rhondale Haywood, development/marketing

SVP, Market Investment Executive
Bank of America

Glen Wright, governance

CEO, Worth Financial Advisory Group



Kelly Alexander

State Representative, North Carolina General Assembly

CT Anderson

Program Associate, The Belk Foundation

Judy August

Client Advisor, Queens Oaks Advisors

Keith Clark

Treasury Management, PNC

Gaither Deaton

Civic Leader

Lucia Zapata Griffith

Architect, Metro Landmarks

Marcus Jones

City Manager, City of Charlotte

Kevin Malcolm

Executive Director, Human Resources – Ally Bank

Kate Maynard

Partner, Robinson Bradshaw

mario Mendigaña

President, Elite Touch Cleaning Services, Inc.

Katie Belk Morris

Chairperson, The Belk Foundation

CG Newsome

Civic Leader

Scott Poole

Ridgemont Equity Partners

Hunter Priester

SVP, Associate Design Director, Bank of America

Ryan Rich

Attorney, Hunton Andrews Kurth

Cynthia Wallace

Co-Founder, New Rural Project


Linda Dalton (Ex Officio)

President, Mecklenburg Historical Association

Sally Robinson (Ex Officio)

Civic Leader

Liz Simmons (Ex Officio)

Civic Leader

Kathryn Hill

Levine Museum President/CEO