Our Team

Listener. Partner. Connector. Investor. As a foundation, we are fortunate in that we have a number of roles. We value each of them.

Board of Directors

  • Tunde Sotunde, MD (Chair)
    President and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Anita Brown-Graham
    Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Government and Director, ncIMPACT Initiative, UNC School of Government
  • Kelly Calabria
    Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Robin Gary Cummings, MD
    Chancellor, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Santiago Estrada
    Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Fran Gary
    Senior Vice President, Government Markets, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Arif M. Khan
    Vice President of Enterprise Strategies, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • John D. Kimberly
    Regional President, The Park National Bank
  • Harold L. Martin, Sr. Ph.D.
    Chancellor, North Carolina A&T State University
  • Mitch Perry
    Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Pilar Rocha-Goldberg
    President and CEO, El Centro Hispano


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John Lumpkin, MD, MPH



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Cindy Alvarado



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Jenna Barnes

Early Childhood


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Daijah Davis

Oral Health


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Merry Davis

Healthy Food


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Brian Edmonds



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Vice President,
Program Operations and Strategy


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Kiydra Harris

Program Officer,
Access to Care


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Chelsey Hurt

Director, Learning and Evaluation


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Casey Leiber

Grants Manager


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Amon Marstiller

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Marquita Mbonu

Healthy Communities


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Shelia Reich

Director, Racial Equity and Healthy Communities


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Sarah Smith

Vice President,
Learning and Foundation Operations


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Valerie Stewart

Capacity Building and Leadership for Healthy Communities


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Project Manager