Misty is the chief program officer at the Rural Center. During her 16-year tenure at the Center, Misty has worked in small business and entrepreneurship support, community engagement, and leadership development. Currently, she oversees the Center’s leadership and engagement programs, development work, and builds key partnerships to support the Center’s programmatic and center wide initiatives. Misty is a graduate of REDI XIX and Leadership NC. Prior to working at the Rural Center, she held positions in educational research and social work. She received her bachelor’s in social work and her master’s in public administration from North Carolina State University. In her leisure time, Misty enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, traveling, and trying a variety of new foods and restaurants.
Wanna-be world traveler. Avid reader. Devoted Wolfpack fan. Aspiring super mom. Always looking for my next favorite restaurant.
Chief Program Officer