Board of Directors – Officers

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Tarina A. Whitfield - Chair

Tarina A. Whitfield – Chair
Winston-Salem State University
Manager, Web Support Services
LWS ’16

Sam Metzler - First Vice-Chair

Sam Metzler – First Vice-Chair 
Quality Oil Company
VP Operations    
LWS ’18

Audrey L. Johnson - Second Vice-Chair

Audrey L. Johnson – Second Vice-Chair 
Wells Fargo
Vice President – Philanthropic Services
LWS ’17

Susie Campbell - Treasurer

Susie Campbell – Treasurer
Shelco, LLC
Senior Vice President-Business Administration
INSIGHT Trustee

Nora Ferrell - Secretary

Nora Ferrell – Secretary 
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Director of Communications
LWS ’17

C. Edward Pleasants – Director Emeritus

C. Edward Pleasants
LWS Director Emeritus 

Leadership Winston-Salem Co-Founder
Community Volunteer
LWS ’85

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Melvin J. Scales - Immediate Past Chair

Melvin J. Scales – Immediate Past Chair
Meridian Resources, Inc.
Executive Vice-President
LWS ’97

Joe Aldridge

Joe Aldridge 
Southern First
Team Leader, Senior Vice President 
LWS ’17

T. Gray Barbour

T. Gray Barbour
First Bank
SVP/Market Executive
LWS ’98 W

Larry Barron

Larry Barron 
Word of Mouth Wednesday’s/WORD Academy
Founder
LWS ’21

Mimi Bennett

Mimi Bennett
Community Volunteer 
LWS ‘ 19

Iris Cole

Iris Cole
Do Good Artist 
CEO
LWS ‘ 19

Suzanne Danhauer

Suzanne Danhauer
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Professor & Director of Faculty
Well-Being & Resilence
LWS ’19

Bill Davis

Bill Davis
Womble Bond Dickinson
Attorney – Retired
LWS ’87

Karen Frekko

Karen Frekko
Wake Forest University, School of Business
Director, Information Technology
LWS ’19

Laura Holby

Laura Holby
Novant Health
Director of Operations
LWS ’17

Harold Holmes

Harold Holmes
Community Volunteer
Retired – Wake Forest University
LWS ’90

Victor Isler

Victor Isler
Forsyth County Department of Social Services
Director
LWS ’19

Maria Teresa Jones

Maria Teresa Jones
Wake Forest Baptist Health 
Chaplaincy Program Manager – Staff Support

Zina Johnson

Zina Johnson
City of Winston-Salem
Community Assistance Liaison
LWS ’19

Rogan T. Kersh

Rogan T. Kersh
Wake Forest University
Provost
Insight 2015

Tom Lambeth

Tom Lambeth
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Executive Director – Retired
LWS ’85

Jay Matthews

Jay Matthews
Homestead Hills
Executive Director
LWS ’10

Heidi Noriega

Heidi Noriega
Hanesbrands
LWS ’16

Shontell Robinson

Shontell Robinson 
Forsyth County
Deputy County Manager
& Health and Human Services Director
LWS ’15

Barry D. Rountree

Barry D. Rountree
Winston-Salem Police Department
Police Chief – Retired
LWS ’13

Catrina Thompson

Catrina Thompson
Winston-Salem Police Department
Chief of Police
LWS ’16

Melissa Thompson

Melissa Thompson
Nonprofit Resources, LLC 
Acct Executive & Operations   
Healthcare Hospitality Network
Executive Director 
LWS ’20

 

Monica Sloan Wilhelmi

LaMonica Sloan Wilhelmi 
Winston-Salem State University
Associate Vice Chancellor – Student Affairs
Career Development Services
LWS ’14

 

Christie Willow Williams

Christie Willow Williams
Love Out Loud
Catalyst Officer
Community Organizer
LWS ’17
INSIGHT 2016