Our Board

Kimberly Meyers Hewlett

Kimberly Myers Hewlett

NCFP Board Chair | President, Myers Family Foundation; Director, Flora Family Foundation

Lisa Parker

Lisa Parker

NCFP Board Vice Chair | President and Executive Director, The Lawrence Welk Family Foundation

David Weitnauer

David Weitnauer

NCFP Treasurer | President, R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation

Jamie Allison

Jamie Allison

Executive Director, Walter & Elise Haas Fund

Ashley Blanchard

Ashley Blanchard

Senior Associate, Lansberg Gersick & Associates; Trustee, Hill-Snowdon Foundation

Elizabeth Carlock Phillips

Elizabeth Carlock Phillips

Executive Director, Phillips Foundation

Kimberly Dasher Tripp

Kimberly Dasher Tripp

Founder, Strategy for Scale

Carmela Castellano Garcia

Carmela Castellano-Garcia

President, Castellano Family Foundation

Dow Davis

J.H. Dow Davis

Chair Emeritus, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

Ellie Frey Zagel

Ellie Frey Zagel

Vice Chair & Trustee, The Frey Foundation

Michael Meadows

Michael Meadows

President and CEO, Meadows Family Consulting Group, LLC

Kelly Nowlin

Kelly Nowlin

Trustee, Surdna Foundation | NCFP Fellow (2018–2020)

Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons

Senior Advisor, The Brinson Foundation

Adam Rockefeller Growald

Adam Rockefeller Growald

Trustee, Rockefeller Family Fund, David Rockefeller Fund, Growald Family Fund

Our Staff

Nick Tedesco

Nicholas A. Tedesco

President and CEO

Jason Born

Jason Born

Vice President for Programs

Jen Crino

Jen Crino

Program Manager

Tina Dokken

Executive Coordinator

Maureen Esposito

Maureen M. Esposito

Manager, Meetings & Stewardship

Michael Goodman

Michael Goodman

Office Administrator

Sally Jones

Sally Jones

Senior Advisor

Maggie McGoldrick

Marketing Manager

Frances Monroe

Development Manager

Rick Schneider

Rick Schneider

Senior Vice President for Advancement

Katie Scott

Katie Scott

Program Director

Neil Sumilas

Neil Sumilas

Vice President for Planning and Management

Elaine Gast Fawcett

Elaine Gast Fawcett

Contributing Editor, NCFP

Tony Macklin

Tony Macklin

Senior Program Consultant

Our Fellows

Ginny Esposito

Virginia M. Esposito

Senior Fellow and Founding President

Alice Buhl

Alice Buhl

Senior Fellow (2004-2019)

Mary Mountcastle

Mary Mountcastle

Trustee, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation | NCFP Distinguished Fellow (2018–2020)

Kelly Nowlin

Kelly Nowlin

Trustee, Surdna Foundation | NCFP Fellow (2018–2020)

June Wilson

June Wilson

Executive Director Emerita, Quixote Foundation | NCFP Fellow (2018–2020)

Doug Bitonti Stewart

Doug Bitonti Stewart

Executive Director, Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, NCFP Fellow (2015–2018)

Katherine Lorenz

President, The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation | NCFP Fellow (2015-2018)

Susan Packard Orr

Distinguished Fellow (2014–2018)

Former Board Members

  • Elizabeth Andrus
  • Caroline Avery, Chair
  • Daniel Bader
  • Judy Belk
  • Nancy Brain
  • Sally Bowles
  • Alice Buhl, Founding board member
  • Nancy Cable
  • Sanford Cardin
  • Sarah Cavanaugh
  • Charles Collier
  • Claire Costello
  • Lewis Feldstein, Founding board member
  • Julie Fisher Cummings
  • Linda Franciscovich
  • Shirley Fredricks, Founding board member
  • Adrianne Furniss
  • Ronald Gother
  • William Graustein
  • Ira Hirschfield, Founding board member
  • Richard Hunt, Founding board member
  • Dorothy Johnson, Founding board member
  • Anna Jones, Founding board member
  • Jane Justis
  • Bruce Karmazin
  • Sharon King
  • Gregory Kozmetsky
  • Thomas Lambeth, Chair, Founding board member
  • Janine Lee
  • Valerie Lies, Chair, Founding board member
  • Katherine Lorenz, Chair
  • Bruce Maza
  • Curtis Meadows, Founding board member
  • Cindy Mercer
  • Sarah Miller
  • Richard “Skip” Moore
  • Mary Mountcastle, Chair
  • Jack Murrah, Founding board
  • Kimberley Myers-Hewlett
  • Betsy Nelson
  • Anne O’Brien, Founding board
  • Kathleen Odne, Chair
  • Mary Perlin
  • Linda Perryman Evans
  • Alicia Philipp
  • Wendy Puriefoy, Founding board member
  • Sushma Raman
  • Dorothy Ridings, Founding board member
  • Noa Staryk
  • Margaret Walker
  • Nina Waters
  • Ridgway White, Chair
  • Frank Wideman, III
  • Rick Williams

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