Board of Directors

Leading Us in the Right Direction

The Board of Directors at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas provides financial and strategic support and guidance to further the organization’s mission and vision. The board is a diverse, compassionate and dedicated group of individuals willing to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better, forever. Many board members currently volunteer or have previously volunteered as Bigs.


Current Board Members

Martin Hurden, Board Chair
National Professional Services Group
Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP

Hane Tarris, Vice Chair
Human Resources Executive
Bank of America

Ron Messenger, Treasurer
Grant Thornton LLP

Parshant Dhiman
NTT Data

Jessica Donan
Ernst & Young LLP

John Dosser
Childress Klein

Rodney Gaddy
Vice President of Administrative Services
Duke Energy

Kim Graham
SVP, Director of Community Relations
BNC Bank

April N. Harley
Executive Director
Nurse-Family Partnership of North Carolina

Rich Jones
Vice President
The Zabel Companies

Ghazale Johnston

Liz Jordan
Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche

Donna Julian
SVP, Arena & Event Operations/General Manager TWC Arena
Hornets Sports & Entertainment

Ruth Krystopolski
Senior Vice President
Carolinas HealthCare System

Jim Lilley
Wealth Advisor, Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo

Gail A. McHugh
Forge Communications

David Neeley
Summit Advisory Group Financial

Eric Reichard
Chief Operations Officer
Rodgers Builders, Inc.

Rochelle Rivas
Darton Group

George Williams
Client Engagement Executive
StoneLaurel Consulting, Inc.

Brad Yelton
Tarheel Media Systems, LLC

Dave Yochum
Business Today and Cornelius Today

Kathleen Zemaitis
VP, Community Relations
LPL Financial