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Our Team

Leadership Team

Sheldon Mitchell, Executive Director

(919)-682-0538 X 5130
[email protected]

Viki Baker, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

(919) 682-0538 x5031
[email protected]

Jonathan Gattis, DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

(919) 682-0538 x5135
[email protected]

Nicole Bagley, PROGRAM AND 
COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR

(919) 682-0538 x5150
[email protected]

Joe Daly, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT

(919) 682-0538 x5269
[email protected]

Shona Wynn, RESIDENTIAL OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

(919) 682-0538 x5118
[email protected]

Board of Directors

UMD’s Board of Directors provides oversight and governance for our programs. Diverse in ethnicity, gender, age and background, and united in dedication to UMD’s mission, the board generally meets monthly. Members also serve on committees that support all areas of operation, including finance, technology, development, programs and volunteers.

Board Executives

ANTONIO JONES, Board Chair

Financial Management Analyst, Duke University

Susan Springer, Vice Chair

Educator and Consultant, Madrock Advisors, LLC

David Sotolongo, Board Treasurer

Proposal Development Consultant, Self-Employed

Jacob Goad, Board Secretary

Attorney, Law Office of Jacob Goad, PLLC

ANTONIO JONES, Board Chair

Financial Management Analyst, Duke University

Susan Springer, Vice Chair

Educator and Consultant, Madrock Advisors, LLC

Eryn Blake, Board Treasurer

Internal Auditor, AICPA

Jacob Goad, Board Secretary

Attorney, Kornbluth Ginsberg Law Group

Additional Board Members

Walt Barron

Managing Director, McKinney

Laurie Braun

Senior Vice President, RTI Finance, RTI International

Angeloe Burch, Sr.

Executive Director, African American Dance Ensemble

Jaclyn Cohen 

Head of Editorial, Enterprise, Headspace Health

Josephine Kerr Davis

North Carolina Superior Court Judge

Jeff Furman

Development Partner, Director of Raleigh Operations, Northwood Ravin

Vanessa Hodges

Professor of Social Work, NCCU

Stephanie K. Johnson

Former Program Manager, Retired

Chris Kelley

Orthopaedic Sales Consultant, Depuy-Synthes Orthopaedics

Bernadette Lipscomb

Educator/Adult Health Maintenance Consultant

Lee A. Little

Program Manager, Durham County Social Services

Jamaal Livan

Vice President & Credit Officer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

George Lucaci

Partner (Asset Manager), Folio Beyond, LLC

Harvey L. McMurray

Interim Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, NCCU

Michael Page

Former County Commissioner, Pastor, Antioch Baptist Church

Drew Peterson

Vice Chief of Medical Operations, Urologist, Duke University Health Systems

Tarkisha Poole

Manager, Community Engagement, Coastal Credit Union

Leighton Parks Roper III

Associate University Counsel, Duke University/DUHS

John St. Clair

Vice President, Project Delivery and Operations, Abt Associates

SHAWN SULLIVAN

Vice President, Business Development – Clinical At Home, Sharecare

Brian Vosburgh

Senior Software Developer, TopQuadrant

MARYANN YOUNGER

Rector, St. Philip's Episcopal Church

Job Opportunities

Want to fight poverty and end homelessness?
You might be a great fit to join our team.

Check out our job opportunities

We are currently hiring for a Donor Services & Database Specialist .  You can also join in our mission by volunteering. Check out our volunteer page.
Case Worker

Looking for an internship?

If you are in a Bachelor or Masters of Social Work program, please contact Nicole Bagley, Program and Compliance Director at (919) 682-0538 x5150 or [email protected]
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