Executive Team And staff


Jewel Cherry, EdD - Co-Chair
Vice President, Student Services
Forsyth Technical Community College

Chuck Spong, MM - Co-Chair
Executive Director
Love Out Loud WS

Brenda Evans, MSW - Treasurer
Steering Committee Member
United Way Forsyth County Women’s Leadership Council

Larry Vellani, MPA - Secretary
Executive Director
Smart Start of Forsyth County, Inc.


Susie Campbell, BA
Senior Vice President of Business Administration
Shelco, Inc.

Trae Cotton, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Winston-Salem State University

Victoria Fulton, MA
Program Manager for Project Impact
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Sharon D. Frazier, BA - Representative – High School Graduation Collaborative Action Network
District & Title I Parent Involvement Program Manager
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Chris Fox, JD/MBA
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility
Hanesbrands Inc.

Shawan Gabriel, MPA
President & CEO
Big Brothers Big Sisters Services, Inc.

Cindy Gordineer, MBA
President & CEO
United Way of Forsyth County

Tracey Greene-Washington, MSW
Director of Special Initiatives
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

Andrea Hulighan
Director, Community Grants & Coordinator, Youth Grantmakers in Action
The Winston-Salem Foundation

Marlon Hunter, MA
Forsyth County Department of Public Health

Victor Isler, MHA, MSW, LCSW
Director, Family & Children Services
Forsyth County Department of Social Services

Camille Kluttz-Leach, JD  
Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff
Winston-Salem State University

Mona Lovett, MSEd - Representative - Post-Secondary Completion Collaborative Action Network
Executive Director
Crosby Scholars

Ronda Mays, MSW
Forsyth County Association of Educators

Eva Phillips, EdD
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Kenneth Simington, PhD
Deputy Superintendent
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

David Singletary
Board Member
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education

Trina Stephens, BA - Representative - Kindergarten Readiness Collaborative Action Network
Director of Community Engagement
Imprints Cares

Jill Tackabery, BA
Former Board Member
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education

Mari Jo Turner, BA, BS
Executive Director
Hispanic League

Betty Lou Vontsolos, BS
Vice President, Client Services & Operations


Wendy Poteat-Spicer, MPA
Partnership Director
The Forsyth Promise

Latasha "Tash" Lane, MA
Manager of Collaborative Action Networks
The Forsyth Promise

Adam Hill, MS
Data & Research Manager
The Forsyth Promise/Forsyth Futures

Justin Long, MS
Data Analyst and Evaluation Specialist
The Forsyth Promise / Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools

Tyler Sparks, BA
Strategic Communications Specialist
The Forsyth Promise / Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools

Christina Spence, MSW
Data Sharing Coordinator
The Forsyth Promise / Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools