Board of Trustees

Luther Lockwood


MBL Advisors

Laura Bowles

Vice Chairman for Internal Affairs

Movement Mortgage

Martin Foley

Vice Chairman for External Affairs

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Dr. Joan Lorden


UNC Charlotte

Mark McGoldrick

Past Chairman

Civic Leader

Joclyn Balanda


Aditya Bhasin

Bank of America

Melissa Bodford

uBack, Inc.

Rich Campbell

Cameron Carmichael

Paul Camuti

Ingersoll Rand

Frank Chatman

Wells Fargo

Jose Costa

Driven Brands, Inc.

Leibert Danielson

UTC Aerospace Systems

Alfred Dawson

Carolinas Healthcare System

Fred Dumas

Civic Leader

Douglas Esamann

Duke Energy

Lee Fite

Fifth Third Bank

Linda Parker Hudson

The Cardea Group

Patsy Kinsey

Pease Associates Inc. and Charlotte City Council

Brian Leary

Crescent Communities

Stuart Malter

Civic Leader

Kerri Mast

Brown Brothers Harriman

Jennifer McConnell

Compass Group North America

Michael McDermott


Bill Morrissett

Civic Leader

Walter Price

Moore & Van Allen

Andrea Smith

Bank of America

Cecil Stodghill

Providence Day School

Krista S. Tillman

UNC Charlotte

Troy Tozzi


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 Vandenburg 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

Akil Stewart

Director, Building Services

Amy Thomason

Director, Grants

Leslie Wieser

Director, Human Resources