2018-2019 Board of Directors

Kelly Huffstetler, President
Co-Owner, Realty World Signature Properties

Whitney von Haam, President-Elect
Executive Director, Wake County Bar Association

Amie Sivon, Secretary
Partner, Ragsdale Liggett PLLC

Stacy Dunn, Treasurer
Senior Financial Consultant, Stacy Dunn Consulting LLC


Virginia Anthony
Community Volunteer

Ann Beal
Director of Client Engagement, Trialcard

Brian Berk
Sales Director, Nationwide Insurance

Marisa Bryant
Community Volunteer

Kevin Ceglowski
Partner, Poyner Spruill LLP

Christina Coffey
Vice President Retail Services, CBRE

Byron Creech
VP and Treasurer, Martin Marietta

Dan DeLeo
Chief Operating Officer, Pool Professionals of the Carolinas

Matt Ferraguto
Partner, Client Services Director, Eckel & Vaughan

Kacie Fore
Government & Community Relations Manager, Duke Energy

Samantha Hatem
Media Contact, Empire Eats & Empire Properties

Elaine Loyack
Vice President of Community Engagement & Government Relations, Delta Dental of North Carolina

Nikki Lyons
Program Consultant/Faith Partnerships, Wake County Human Services

Michael Minotti
Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

Anita Blomme Pinther – Past President
President, AP Connect 

Evan Pushchak
Physician, Wake Emergency Physicians PA

Jason Rapuano
Senior Vice President, Paragon Bank

Chris Roberson
VP, IT Strategic Planning, BB&T

Will Roberts
Operations Manager, Net Friends

Matt Schanz – Treasurer-Elect
Certified Financial Planner, HPG Wealthcare Advisors LLC

Melanie Shekita
Assistant DA, Wake County District Attorneys Office

Lauren Smith
Owner, 18 Restaurant Group

Caroline Sullivan
Executive Director, NC Business Committee for Education

Brent Townsend
Pediatric Radiologist, Wake Radiology

Lindsay Tripp
Manager State Tax, ABB Inc.

April Umminger
Manager Public Relations, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

Brenda Williams
Deputy Treasurer, Unclaimed Property
North Carolina Department of State Treasurer