2019 Board Officers

Darryl White, Chair

Jacqueline O’Garrow, Vice Chair

Mr. Gene Bodycott, Secretary

2019 Board of Directors

Mr. Gene Bodycott


Ms. Beth Crigler
Senior Director
Novant Health Foundation


Ms. Astrid Chirinos
Executive Director
Simmons YMCA


Ms. Elyse Dashew
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education – At Large


Ms. Amanda K. DeWeese, APR
Public Relations Director
Chernoff Newman


David R. Finnie, CPA
Pesta, Finnie & Associates


Judge Linwood O. Foust
Superior Court Judge (retired)


Mr. Kevin Granelli
Division President
Taylor Morrison


Jessica Beil Hindman
Architect & Owner
Studio H


Mr. Rickey Hall
Community Leader- West Boulevard Neighborhood

Dr. Clifford A Jones
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church


Ms. Patsy Kinsey
Neighborhood/Community Advocate


Ms. Jacqueline O’Garrow
Senior Vice President – ESG
Bank of America


Mr. Ken Schorr
Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy


Mr. James R. Simpson


Mr. Gerald Smith
Major, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Dept.


Mr. Darren Swanson
Director/ Acquisitions
Red Stone Equity Partners


Mr. Darryl White ( Chair)
Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion
Queens University


Mr. Kevin Wright
Vice President, Leveraged Finance Group
Wells Fargo