Board of Trustees

Martin Foley

Chairman of the Board

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Paul Camuti

Vice Chairman for External Affairs

Ingersoll Rand

Laura Bowles

Vice Chairman for Internal Affairs

Movement Mortgage

Luther Lockwood

Past Chairman/Vice Chairman for Governance

MBL Advisors

Brian Leary


Crescent Communities

Joclyn Balanda


Aditya Bhasin

Bank of America

Melissa Bodford

uBack, Inc.

Frank Chatman

Wells Fargo

Jose Costa

Driven Brands, Inc.

Alfred Dawson

Carolinas Healthcare System

Bryan Delaney


Fred Dumas

Civic Leader

Douglas Esamann

Duke Energy

Lee Fite

Fifth Third Bank

Dr. Justin Harlow

Harlow Dental at Steele Creek and Charlotte City Council

Linda Parker Hudson

The Cardea Group

Patsy Kinsey

Pease Associates Inc. and Charlotte City Council

Dr. Joan Lorden

UNC Charlotte

Stuart Malter

Civic Leader

Kerri Mast

Brown Brothers Harriman

Jennifer McConnell

Compass Group North America

Mark McGoldrick

Civic Leader

Jamie McLawhorn

Marsh Properties

Walter Price

Moore & Van Allen

Cecil Stodghill

Providence Day School

Krista S. Tillman

UNC Charlotte

Troy Tozzi


Jocelyn Wong


Tom Zweng, M.D.

Novant Health

Senior Leadership

Catherine Wilson Horne

President & CEO

Sarah Bordy

Chief Advancement Officer

Deanna Dycus

CFO & Vice President, Business Affairs

Ervin Gourdine

Vice President, Talent Management

Joanie Vandenberg Philipp

Chief Operating Officer

Debra Smul

Chief Marketing Officer

Tifferney White

Chief Learning Officer

Management Team

Marvin Bouknight

Director, Discovery Place Nature

Thaise Boyd


Cricket Brooks

Director, Major Projects

Susan Dhonau

Director, Volunteer Services

Erin Edwards

Senior Director, Development

Lydia Evans

Director, Group Sales

Charla Fields

Senior Director, Community Engagement & Impact

Lauren Fike

Director, Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville

Jonathan Foxx

Director, IT

Brian Hester

Director, Theatre Operations

Barrett Long

Assistant Vice President & Director, Discovery Place Science

Sarah Macey

Assistant Vice President, Design & Exhibitions

Kellen Nixon

Senior Director, STEM Education & Discovery Place Education Studio

Elliot Provance

Director, Living Collections & Exhbitions

Adam Raimond

Director, Marketing & Communications

Kaitlin Rogers

Director, Public Relations & Marketing

Katie Rohleder

Director, Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham

Amy Thomason

Director, Grants

Leslie Wieser

Director, Human Resources

Austin Highley

Director, Facilities