Devoted Son. Alleghany County native. Passionate Rural Advocate. Double Demon Deacon. Avid Reader.
Vice PresidentRead more
Activist locavore. Noodle thrower. Mutt runner. Husband & father.
Helen Ruth Almond
Director of PhilanthropyRead more
Horse and dog lover. Foodie. Gardener. Avid reader. World traveler & Francophile. Tar Heel fan.
Communications ManagerRead more
News junkie. Houseplant hobbyist. Trivia enthusiast.
Senior Director of Public AffairsRead more
Life-long Ruralist. Bookworm. Film Photographer. Blueberry Farmer. Husband & Father.
Administrative Assistant/Technology ManagerRead more
Dog lover. Foodie. Tarheel. Plans to win the lottery and retire to Maui.
Brandy Bynum Dawson
Director of AdvocacyRead more
Rural roots. Roadrunner. Social justice warrior. Mama bear and wifey extraordinaire. Quote lover (aka lover of a good quote).
Mary K. Clifford
Senior Director of Finance and AdministrationRead more
Number cruncher. Beach bum. Momma. Tea snob. Always looking for the next good laugh.
Senior AdvisorRead more
Conversation starter. Day hiker. Night-sky watcher. Theatre nerd. BBQ aficionado. David S. Pumpkins.
Digital Media ManagerRead more
Traveler. Football fanatic. Social media connoisseur.
Office ManagerRead more
Organizer. Health enthusiast. Team member. Faith. Music. Arlington, VA, born; NC raised.
Alfred Garshong, Jr.
Research/GIS AssociateRead more
Number cruncher. Map maker. Chelsea FC supporter. Runner. Ghana born and bred.
Policy and Government Affairs ManagerRead more
Extroverted Introvert, Truth seeker, Passport stamp chaser, Interior Design DIYer
Executive Team ManagerRead more
Mountain native. Tree hugger. Hockey lover. Wife and mother.
Senior Fellow for Research and PolicyRead more
Data poet & poetry lover. Half-hearted fanatic. Locked in a 32-year lovers’ quarrel with rural America, and still going strong.
Senior Program Manager for Food & Community DevelopmentRead more
Foodie. Writer. Golfer. Entrepreneur. Trail Walker & Traveler.
Senior Director of ProgramsRead more
Wanna-be world traveler. Avid reader. Devoted Wolfpack fan. Aspiring super mom. Always looking for my next favorite restaurant.
Program Manager, Faith in Rural CommunitiesRead more
Stubborn Optimist. Walking Dead Theologian. Open-hearted Christian. World Changer.
Engagement CoordinatorRead more
Nature explorer. Perpetual smiler. Mediocre dancer. Chocoholic.
Director of LeadershipRead more
Thalassophile. Local business supporter. Virtuous Virgo. Tarheel. Boy mom.
Grandmother. Mother. Reader. Swimmer. Hiker. Life-long learner.
Daniel Michael, CPA
Eastern North Carolina native. Optimist. Fan of singers that can’t sing.
Loan ManagerRead more
Cultivator of useless knowledge. Picky eater. Android lover. Hates to smile. Owner of a 105-pound dog named Biscuit.
Director of the Small Business Credit InitiativeRead more
Bike rider. Reader. Traveler. Dad and granddad.