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Charlotte Leadership

A relentless force for longer, healthier lives in our community.

Greater Charlotte Board Members

Chair

MANUEL REY
SVP/Regional Banking Executive
Fifth Third Bank

President

SANJEEV GULATI, MD
Chief Cardiology
Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Atrium Health

Leadership Development Chair

KIM HENDERSON
Chief of Staff
Novant Health

Members

AMY BAENEN
SVP, Director of Stores
Belk

NEAL BLINDE
Treasurer & Executive Vice President
Wells Fargo

HEATH CAMPBELL
President of Charlotte Metrolina Region
Truist

BRUCE COHEN, MD
CEO
OrthoCarolina

SIDNEY FLETCHER, MD
SVP & Chief Clinical Officer
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

JODY FRANCISCO
Manager of Culinary Development Community Partnerships & Family Engagement
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

GIBBIE HARRIS, MSPH, BSN, RN
Public Health Director
Mecklenburg County Health Department

JON HUNT
Vice President, Clinical Science & Technology
Medical Device Innovation Consortium

KARLA JONES, M.A., Ed.D.
Professor
Johnson C. Smith University

NANCY R. MCNELIS
Associate VP for Advancement & Managing Director for External Relations
Queens University of Charlotte

ROHIT MEHTA, MD
Medical Director, Electrophysiology Services
Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Atrium Health

JERRY A. SAUNDERS, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Chief Medical Officer
The C.W. Williams Community Health Center, Inc.

Charlotte Leaders with Regional and/or National Roles

National Chairman, American Heart Association Board

BERTRAM SCOTT
Retired, SVP of Population Health
Novant Health

CEO Roundtable Co-Chairman

BRIAN MOYNIHAN
Chairman & CEO
Bank of America

CEO Roundtable

MARVIN ELLISON
President & CEO
Lowe’s

Corporate Operations Coordinating Committee

CHRISTINE KATZIFF
Audit Executive
Bank of America

Southeast Board of Directors

CARL ARMATO
Chief Executive Officer
Novant Health

Southeast Board of Directors

SANDRA BURKE, PhD, FAHA
Retired Cardiovascular Research Scientist

Southeast Board of Directors

CHRIS WILLIAM
Wells Fargo Advisors

Campaign Chairs

2020 Heart Challenge

KEN HAYNES
President of the Greater Charlotte Region
Atrium Health

2021 Heart Ball

ANNE MADDEN
SVP & General Counsel
Honeywell

2021 Go Red For Women

SANDRA HOLUB
Executive Director
Albemarle Foundation

ANGELA YOCHEM
EVP, Chief Digital and Technology Officer
Novant Health

2020 Heart Challenge Leaders

Campaign Chair

KEN HAYNES
Atrium Health

CycleNation Chair

CLAYE STOKES
Red Ventures

City-Wide Executive Challenge Co-Chairs

CHARLES SPIGGLE
Wells Fargo

KELLY SPIGGLE
Girlfriend’s Guru

Executive Team

NEAL BLINDE
Wells Fargo

KEN BERNARDO
Truist

WILL CAULDER
Rodgers

DAVID DEAN
Willis Towers Watson

BOB GORMLEY
Willis Towers Watson

LYNN HANSEN
Crowder Constructors

JOHNO HARRIS
Lincoln Harris

MATT LECKRONE
Compass Group

CATHIE MCDONALD
OrthoCarolina

MARTIN PETCHUL
Piedmont Natural Gas

KURT POWELL
Bank of America

KELLI PRICE
Premier Inc.

ZACH TAYLOR
EY

CHRIS WASKO
Lincoln Harris

2020 Heart Ball Leaders

Campaign Chair

ANNE MADDEN
Honeywell

Vice Chair

JAMIE ERGLE
CBRE

Executive Team

DR. YELE ALUKO, M.D.
EY

MATT ARNOLD
Ally Financial

LYNN BOWSER
Northwestern Mutual

KRISTI COLEMAN
Carolina Panthers

TIM CRAVEN
JELD-WEN, Inc.

JAY EICH
Trust Company of the South

LIZ HARRISON
McKinsey & Company

TY JEFFERS
SPX FLOW, Inc.

JOE PARADISE
KPMG

EDDIE ROBINSON
TIAA

DAN SOTO
Ally Financial

STEVE SZILAGYI
MSC Industrial Supply Co.

ROB VISLOSKY
Honeywell

2021 Go Red For Women Leaders

Campaign Chairs

SANDRA HOLUB
Albemarle Foundation

ANGELA YOCHEM
Novant Health

Circle of Red & Men Go Red Chairs

DREW CAWTHORNE
EY

CHANDLER ROOT
Merrill Lynch

PAULA PARKER
EY

ROCHELLE RIVAS
Community Volunteer

STEM Goes Red Chairs

MISTI FRAGEN
Novant Health

PAULA KRANZ
Medi-XR

Executive Team

SHERRY ALLEN
Deloitte

DR. ADELLE ANTHONY-WILLIAMS
Adelle Anthony-Williams MD, PLLC

MARCIA AVEDON
Trane Technologies

AMBER DARNELL
Fifth Third

ANNETTE DAVIDSON
Grant Thornton

ERIKA DUNCAN
Bank of America

MISTI FRAGEN
Novant Health

CHRIS HART
Levvel

AMY KOCHAN
EY

SHARMILLA KUMAR
Accenture

BETSY MACK
Charlotte Hornets Foundation

LEAH MAYBRY
SignatureFD

NANCY MCNELIS
Queens University

BEENA MENON
Wells Fargo

AMY PACK
AccruePartners

THERESA PAYTON
Fortalice

DR. CHERYL RICHARDS
Johnson & Wales University

NIKI SCOTT
Truist

JENNIFER WINSTEL
Bank of America, Private Bank

LISA YANKIE
Dentsply Sirona

Promotores de Salud Advisory Committee Members

ANA BUTTERSL
Harris YMCA

DR. ROSANA SALADIN-SUBEROL
Charlotte Mecklenburg School District

JOEL VAZQUEZ JAIMEL
Mecklenburg County Public Health Department

JUDITH BARRIGAL
Norsan Media

KERRI REVENS, PhD, MS, CHESL
Camino Community Center

LESTER OLIVIA, MBAL
Medic-Mecklenburg EMS Agency

MICHAEL RESTAINOL
BlueCross BlueShield of NC

ROSA MARIA GONZALEZL
Atrium Health

ROSA GONZALEZ
Stroke Survivor

KARINA RUNYANL
Novant Health