Who We Are

Our Team

Joey Powell, Executive Director
Manages the day-to-day operations of the organization by working closely with the staff and Board of Directors.
Mary Angel Bastin, General Manager of the Second Hope Shop
Manages the daily operations of Me Fine’s thrift store, The Second Hope Shop, which helps cover the foundation’s operating expenses.
Meredith Izlar, Program Director
Works closely with social workers and hospital staff to provide Me Fine families with necessary monetary needs, resources, personal items, and emotional support.
Katie Todd, Development Director
Works with Me Fine’s corporate partners and donors to help tell our story to the community.

Board Officers

Webb Bostic, Chair Account Manager for Bandwidth.com
Richard Averitte, Immediate Past Chair Founder, Good Vibrations Consulting
Laura Brewer, Communications Team Leader Communications Director, NC Department of Justice: Attorney General Josh Stein
Bo Pulley, Finance Committee Leader Chief Financial Officer, Southlight Healthcare
Lori Lee, Executive Member & Founder Owner, Lori King Lee
Colleen McGowan, Me Fine Gala Chair Assistant Coordinator, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at UNC and NC State University
Jaclyn Starritt, Programs Committee Chair Psychologist, TCBH Cary, LLC
Ben Steel, Music for Me Fine Chair Vice-President of Asset Management, Empire Properties
Jon Strickland, Executive Member Product Support/ Senior Engineer, One Identity
Sarah Thacker, Governance Committee Chair Attorney, Thacker Law Firm

Board Members

Brent Anthony Director of Client Strategy and Engagement, Brasco
Doug Greene Managing Partner, Tri-Search, Inc.
George Diatzikis ThinkStation Architect, Lenovo
Greg Rotz Director, PwC
Jake Connors Senior Director, Compass Financial Partners
Josh White CPA/Shareholder, Elliot Davis, LLC
Philip Deibel, MD OB-Gyn, Atrium Obstetrics & Gynecology