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, Family Assistance Coordinator
Works closely with social workers and hospital staff to provide Me Fine families with necessary monetary needs, resources, personal items, and emotional support.
Erin Pickard, Administrative Services Manager
Coordinates finances and administrative duties for Me Fine.

Board Officers

Richard Averitte, Chair Founder, Good Vibrations Consulting
Webb Bostic, Development Committee Leader Account Manager for Bandwidth.com
Laura Brewer, Communications Team Leader Communications Director, NC Department of Justice: Attorney General Josh Stein
Jake Connors, Past Chair & Finance Committee Leader Director, Compass Financial Partners
Lori Lee, Executive Member & Founder Owner, Lori King Lee
Colleen Shaughnessy, 2017 Me Fine Gala Chair Assistant Coordinator, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at UNC and NC State University
Jaclyn Starritt, Programs Committee Chair Psychologist, Triangle Center for Behavioral Health
Ben Steel, 2017 Music for Me Fine Event Chair Vice-President of Asset Management, Empire Properties
Jon Strickland, Executive Member Product Support/ Senior Engineer, One Identity
Meghan Thelen, Governance Committee Chair Corporate Counsel, bioMerieux

Board Members

Brent Anthony Director of Client Strategy and Engagement, Brasco
Sharon Baggett Agent, Coldwell-Banker Howard Perry and Walston
Philip Deibel, MD OB-Gyn, Atrium Obstetrics & Gynecology
Rupen Fofaria Attorney, The Fofaria Firm
Malcolm Logan Project Implementation Manager, Tyler Technologies
Matt Rogan, MD Pediatrician (retired)
Greg Rotz Director, PwC
Catherine Shireman Development Coordinator, Stanley Dentistry
Blake Smith Account Manager, CEI – The Digital Office
Ashley Spivey Stay at home Mother
Josh White CPA/Senior Manager, Elliot Davis, LLC
Bo Pulley Chief FInancial Officer SouthLight Healthcare