Board of Trustees

Mark McGoldrick


HomeServices Lending LLC

Dianne C. Bailey

Past Chairman/Vice Chairman for Goverance

Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson

Martin Foley

Vice Chairman for External Affairs

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Luther Lockwood

Vice Chairman for Internal Affairs

MBL Advisors

Dr. Joan Lorden


UNC Charlotte

Joclyn Balanda


Aditya Bhasin

Bank of America

Laura Bowles

Movement Mortgage

Rich Campbell

Cameron Carmichael

Frank Chatman

Wells Fargo

Leibert Danielson

UTC Aerospace Systems

Alfred Dawson

Carolinas Healthcare System

Pat Dean

Balfour Beatty

Fred Dumas

Civic Leader

Lee Fite

Fifth Third Bank

Linda Parker Hudson

The Cardea Group

Patsy Kinsey

Pease Associates Inc. and Charlotte City Council

Gayle Lanier

Duke Energy

Brian Leary

Crescent Communities

Stuart Malter

Civic Leader

Jennifer McConnell

Compass Group North America

Michael McDermott


Bill Morrissett

Civic Leader

Chris Perri

CBRE Global Corporate Services

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

Management Team

Marvin Bouknight

Director, Discovery Place Nature

Thaise Boyd


Lauren Braun

Acting Director, Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville

Cricket Brooks

Director, Major Projects

Susan Dhonau

Director, Volunteer Services

Lydia Evans

Director, Group Sales

Charla Fields

Senior Director, Community Engagement & Impact

Jonathan Foxx

Director, IT

Brian Hester

Director, Theatre Operations

Courtney Hurd

Senior Director, Individual Giving

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

Kaylan Petrie

Director, STEM & School Experiences

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

Anne Findlay Vail

Senior Director, Institutional Giving

Leslie Wieser

Director, Human Resources