VBH Board Member since 2014

Marty's 20+ year career has been focused on making a difference in the community. At First Union Corporation, she helped develop the company's philanthropy program, Education First and grew the program from 5,000 to 22,000 employee volunteers in four years. Marty helped implement the nation's largest corporate literacy event, Reading First, led by Colin Powell and winner of the Points of Light Award for Community Involvement from President Clinton. After the bank, Marty became Manager, Corporate Affairs and Giving at Goodrich. She helped spearhead the $3.5 million capital campaign to build Junior Achievement's "JA Biztown," which she eventually left to lead and develop. Marty later joined Piedmont Natural Gas as a community and government relations manager, where she worked until 2014. She is currently taking time off working on various volunteer projects.

Marty earned a B.S. in Business Administration at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Marty serves on numerous nonprofit boards, including the Harris YMCA, Charlotte Concerts, the Mint Museum of Craft and Design and is active in Women Executives, at the Charlotte City Club and is chair of the Better Business Bureau's Foundation Board of Directors.

VP, Development at Junior Achievement