Our Staff

Your Partners In Philanthropy

Meet Our Staff

The FFTC team is honored to serve our community, clients and partners. We invite you to connect with us.

President's Office

Michael Marsicano, Ph.D.

Michael Marsicano, Ph.D.

President & CEO

Email

704.973.4531

Paula J. Washam

Paula Washam

Executive Assistant to Michael Marsicano

Email

704.973.4531

Monique C. Tolbert

Monique Tolbert

Administrative Assistant to the Executive Office

Email

704.973.4502

Senior Leadership Office

Brian Collier

Brian Collier

Executive Vice President

Email

704.973.4556

Will Jones

Will Jones

Program Associate, Community Programs & Civic Leadership

Email

704.973.4542

Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Executive Vice President

Email

704.973.4562

Holly Welch Stubbing

Holly Welch Stubbing, J.D.

Executive Vice President & In-house Counsel

Email

704.973.4557

Bobbie B. Sutton

Bobbie Sutton

Executive Assistant to Holly Welch Stubbing

Email

704.973.4545

Debra S. Watt

Debra Watt

Senior Vice President, Information Technology & Human Resources

Email

704.973.4523

Savannah Fung

Savannah Fung

Executive Assistant, Information Technology & Human Resources

Email

704.973.4507

Business Development

Rebekah Allison

Rebekah Allison

Client Engagement Specialist

Email

704.973.4553

Doug Benson

Doug Benson, J.D.

Deputy Counsel & Vice President

Email

704.973.4594

Whitney Feld

Whitney Feld

Assistant Vice President, Family Office Partners

Email

704.973.4913

Kelly Herr

Kelly Herr

Administrative Assistant, Philanthropic Advancement

Email

704.973.4596

Nancy Kipnis

Nancy Kipnis

Assistant Vice President & Coordinator, Create Your Jewish Legacy

Email

704.973.4554

Kandace McDonah

Kandace McDonah

Assistant Vice President, Centers for Giving

Email

704.973.4565

Linda Nelson

Linda Nelson

Administrative Assistant, Centers for Giving

Email

704.973.4573

Sara Piner

Sara Piner

Planned Giving Officer

Email

704.973.4576

Deviré Robinson, J.D.

Deviré Robinson, J.D.

Vice President, Center for Nonprofit Sustainability

Email

704.973.4511

Rosalind Taylor

Rosalind Taylor, CFP®

Vice President, Center for Personal Philanthropy

Email

704.973.4902

Ayanna Wakefield

Ayanna Wakefield

Board and Grants Specialist, Family Office Partners

Email

704.973.4543

Catherine Warfield

Catherine Warfield, CFP®

Vice President & Director, Family Office Partners

Email

704.973.4515

Phil Warshauer

Phil Warshauer

Executive Director, Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community

Email

704.973.4544

Holly Welch Stubbing

Holly Welch Stubbing, J.D.

Executive Vice President & In-house Counsel

Email

704.973.4557

Carolina Theatre

Susan Gray

Susan Gray

Executive Assistant

Email

704.973.4588

Richard Grubbs, AIA LEED AP

Richard Grubbs, AIA LEED AP

Project Manager

Email

704.973.4503

Emily McCallister

Emily McCallister

Programming & Operations Project Manager

Email

704.973.4512

Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Executive Vice President

Email

704.973.4562

Client Services

Jill Blumenthal

Jill Blumenthal

Donor Relations Specialist

Email

704.973.4541

Susan P. Nelson

Susan Nelson

Senior Donor Relations Specialist

Email

704.973.4505

Andrea Phelps

Andrea Phelps

Vice President, Donor Relations

Email

704.973.4514

Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Executive Vice President

Email

704.973.4562

Community Programs & Civic Leadership

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Qiana Austin

Vice President & Scholarships Program Officer

Email

704.973.4535

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Edwenda Avery

Assistant Vice President, Scholarships

Email

704.973.4582

Brian Collier

Brian Collier

Executive Vice President

Email

704.973.4556

Kindl Shinn Detar

Kindl Shinn Detar

Vice President, Board Management

Email

704.973.4581

Whitney Feld

Whitney L. Feld

Assistant Vice President, Development, Robinson Center for Civic Leadership

Email

704.973.4913

Will Jones

Will Jones

Program Associate, Community Programs & Civic Leadership

Email

704.973.4542

Carla F. McCrorey

Carla McCrorey

Senior Scholarship Specialist

Email

704.973.4538

Carol Morris

Carol Morris

Vice President & Assistant Director, Civic Leadership

Email

704.973.4550

Alexis Owens

Alexis Owens

Board & Grants Specialist

Email

704.973.4568

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Ann Barnes Robertson

Executive Director, Children's Scholarship Fund - Charlotte

Email

704.973.4583

Katie Russell

Katie Russell

Board & Grants Specialist

Email

704.973.4559

David Snider

David Snider

Vice President & Program Officer

Email

704.973.4528

Aisha Strothers

Aisha Strothers

Executive Director, Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund

Email

704.973.4567

Bridgette Todd

Bridgette Todd

Board & Grants Specialist

Email

704.973.4520

Lisa Watford

Lisa Watford

Program Administrator, Children’s Scholarship Fund-Charlotte

Email

704.973.4534

Events

Tara Keener

Tara Keener

Vice President & Director, Marketing & Communications

Email

704.973.4570

Ervin Ledbetter

Ervin Ledbetter

Special Events Manager, Corporate & Nonprofit

Email

704.998.6411

marla neely

Marla Neely

Vice President, Special Events

Email

704.998.6410

Sarah Slaughter

Sarah Slaughter

Events Supervisor

Email

704.973.4904

Savanah Wilson

Savanah Wilson

Special Events Manager, Social

Email

704.973.4561

Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Executive Vice President

Email

704.973.4562

Finance

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Deborah Banks

Receivables Specialist

Email

704.973.4577

Matthew C. Dukes

Matthew Dukes

Assistant Vice President, Finance & Investments

Email

704.973.4563

Alyssa R. Federico, CPA

Alyssa Federico, CPA

Vice President & Director, Finance

Email

704.973.4517

Donuell G. Gill

Donuell Gill

Contributions Specialist

Email

704.973.4549

Kelley M. Graham

Kelley Graham

Senior Grants Specialist

Email

704.973.4516

Karen U. Hurd

Karen Hurd

Accounting Manager

Email

704.973.4552

Linda Jarrell

Linda Jarrell

Staff Accountant

Email

704.973.4584

Morgan A. Munn

Morgan Munn

Senior Accountant

Email

704.973.4518

Rebecca Rodriguez

Rebecca Rodriguez, CPA, CFP®

Controller

Email

704.998.6425

Shakilya Sutton

Shakilya Sutton

Administrative Assistant, Finance

Email

704.973.4901

Barbara Underwood

Barbara Underwood

Grants Specialist

Email

704.973.4905

Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Executive Vice President

Email

704.973.4562

Human Resources

Tashmiere Hunter

Tashmiere Hunter

Human Resources Coordinator

Email

704.973.4975

Madeliene Tweito

Madeliene Tweito

Human Resources Generalist

Email

704.998.6431

Debra S. Watt

Debra Watt

Senior Vice President, Information Technology & Human Resources

Email

704.973.4523

Information Technology

Paul Fisher

Paul Fisher

Vice President & Director of IT

Email

704.973.4509

Vicki L. Jones

Vicki Jones

Vice President & Sr. Project Management

Email

704.973.4547

Dan Manes

Dan Manes

Manager, Information Technology

Email

704.973.4900

Josh Marte

Josh Marte

Technology Specialist

Email

704.973.4574

Debra S. Watt

Debra Watt

Senior Vice President, Information Technology & Human Resources

Email

704.973.4523

Investments

Angie Allred

Angie Allred, J.D.

Vice President & Director, Investment Operations

Email

704.973.4521

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Greg Beuris, CFA

Vice President & Director, Investment Reporting

Email

704.973.4522

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Dana Bradford

Administrative Assistant, Investments

Email

704.973.4580

Matthew C. Dukes

Matthew Dukes

Assistant Vice President, Finance & Investments

Email

704.973.4563

Holly Welch Stubbing

Holly Welch Stubbing, J.D.

Executive Vice President & In-house Counsel

Email

704.973.4557

Legal Affairs

Doug Benson

Doug Benson, J.D.

Deputy Counsel & Vice President

Email

704.973.4594

Kelly Herr

Kelly Herr

Administrative Assistant, Philanthropic Advancement

Email

704.973.4596

Robert Pritchard

Robert Pritchard

Compliance Officer

Email

704.973.4972

Holly Welch Stubbing

Holly Welch Stubbing, J.D.

Executive Vice President & In-house Counsel

Email

704.973.4557

Evan Wolkofsky

Evan Wolkofsky, J.D.

Assistant Deputy Counsel & Vice President

Email

704.973.4558

Marketing & Communications

Susan Gray

Susan Gray

Executive Assistant

Email

704.973.4588

Timothy Hager

Timothy Hager

Assistant Vice President, Public Relations

Email

704.973.4587

Tara Keener

Tara Keener

Vice President & Director, Marketing & Communications

Email

704.973.4570

Jennifer McClave

Jennifer McClave

Assistant Vice President, Marketing

Email

704.973.4589

Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Executive Vice President

Email

704.973.4562

Erica Tomashitis

Erica Tomashitis

Communications Specialist

Email

704.973.4540

Real Estate & Facilities Mangement

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David Blake

Porter

Email

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Yvette Byrd

Security Guard

Email

704.973.4500

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Steve Carto

Facilities Manager

Email

704.998.6469

Sara Rae

Sara Rae

Assistant Facilities Manager

Email

704.973.4519

Amy Sloan

Amy Sloan

Receptionist

Email

704.973.4500

Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Executive Vice President

Email

704.973.4562