Board of Directors

2022-2023 Board of Directors


Max Ammons


Mechanical Engineer | Peak Systems Engineering

Chris Wrench

President Elect

Senior Wealth Advisor | Comerica Bank

Amy Amerson

Past President

Director of Private Dining and Events | Empire Eats

Ann Rollins

Executive Director

Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education

Mary Willoughby


Senior Director | Oscar Health

Ben Geyer


Director of Business Finance | Syneos Health


Adrianne Edmonds

Attorney | Schell Bray, PLLC

Baker Freiberg

Employee Benefits Consultant | McGriff Insurance Services

Beth Gracey

Director | Data Center, Network & Monitoring Services, Duke Health Technology Solutions

Cheryl Brewer

Associate Vice President – Nursing | Private Diagnostics Clinics - Duke Health

Christine Kushner

Member | Wake County Public School System Board of Education

David Ferrell

Member | Nexsen Pruet

Frank DeMarco

Chief Nursing Officer | Duke University Hospital

Jennifer Grady

Sr. Strategic Policy Advisor | Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina

Katie Johnson

Vice President | French West Vaughan

Katie Pollara

Assistant Director, HR | Duke Primary Care

Maria Cervania

NC State House Representative | District 41

Marilu Thordsen-Velez, MD

General Pediatrician

Megan Lumley, MBA, MHA

Associate VP Operations | UNC REX Healthcare

Paul Fogleman

Partner | Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Scott Manning

Director of Development | NCSU - Poole College of Management

Tracey Fisher

Practice Manager | WakeMed Health & Hospitals

Travis Sissler

Wealth Advisor, SVP | Pinnacle Financial Partners

Trey Adams

Managing Partner | Atlas Stark Holdings