Our Team and Board

We are stewards. A team of community leaders with passionate commitment. As we oversee fundraising projects and manage the Foundation’s assets, we strive to ensure that your selfless generosity has purpose and impact according to your wishes — and that each and every gift enhances the quality of health care in meaningful ways.

Meet the Team

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Director, Communications & Donor Relations

Beth Anne Atkins

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Beth Anne Atkins

Beth Anne is responsible for developing and implementing the Foundation’s strategic marketing plan, which supports our mission and vision, assists with building donor pipeline and increases brand awareness. She also oversees social media efforts, internal and external public relations, media relations, and strategic communications.


252-847-7695
[email protected]

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Executive Assistant

Karen Bean

Karen Bean

Karen provides administrative support to the President of the Foundation and the Board of Trustees.


252-847-5868
[email protected]

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Coordinator, Development Programs

Christina Bunch

Christina Bunch

Christina stewards relationships with our national partners and is in charge of the CMN grants and children’s/CMN expense budget. She assists with planning the CMN radiothon and telethon. She also provides support for other events that benefit our CMN program.


252-847-5437
[email protected]

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Director, Annual Giving

Christy Deardorff

Christy Deardorff

Christy is responsible for developing and implementing the Foundation’s annual giving fundraising program. In coordination with marketing/communications and donor relations, she is tasked with increasing annual philanthropic donations through an enhanced sustaining giving program, robust donor retention and donor acquisition efforts, and detailed data analysis – all in support of ECU  Health’s mission and vision.


252-847-1073
[email protected]

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Administrator, Grants Office

Michele Cherry

 

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Development Systems Analyst

Dana Everett

Dana Everett

Dana serves as the database administrator for Salesforce including the day-to-day configuration, support, maintenance, and improvement of the donor database. She is responsible for donation reporting and data analytics. Dana also coordinates on special projects and campaigns to deploy needed technology and operational services across the Foundation.


252-847-5761
[email protected]

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Director, Community Benefits

Kahla Hall

Kahla Hall

Kahla works with each of the nine ECU Health hospitals’ Grants Review Committees and the Foundation’s Community Benefit Committee to administer the distribution of $1.7 million dollars to an average of 175-180 grants annually. The programs funded work to improve the health and quality of life for individuals in 17 counties in eastern North Carolina.


252-847-0692
[email protected]

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Coordinator, Development Programs

Elise Ironmonger

Elise Ironmonger

Elise is responsible for stewarding relationships with CMN national partners to increase fundraising efforts (through visits, presentations, etc.). She manages social and digital media (Facebook, Twitter, websites, digital boards), implements email marketing and online giving strategies, and assists with planning CMN events such as radiothon and telethon, Dance Marathon and Extra Life programs. Elise provides support for other events throughout the year that support our CMN program.


252-847-2136
[email protected]

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Director, Development (Maynard Children's Hospital)

Rhonda James

Rhonda James

Rhonda is responsible for all aspects of fundraising for James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital, including the oversight of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals program along with the support of two team members (Elise and Christina– Coordinators, Development Programs). This includes cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors; as well as, developing strategies for all fundraising activities and events. Rhonda works closely with the leadership team of Maynard Children’s Hospital to maintain a strong understanding of their needs and priorities as related to philanthropic support.


252-847-1071
[email protected]

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Digital Communications Specialist

Kateryna Kosolapova

Kateryna Kosolapova

Kate assists in executing the foundation's overall digital communication strategy. She serves as the project lead on the Foundation's website updates, social media content, and email marketing strategies. She will be the lead in creating videos to help tell the amazing stories of the impact donor gifts have on the health system and on all of those who are served by it.


252-847-5626
[email protected]

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Director, Affiliate Relations

Bobbie Lapiejko

Bobbie Lapiejko

Bobbie provides leadership for the philanthropic strategies of the eight Vidant Health community hospitals. She  will work closely with community hospital team members, development councils and foundation boards. The strategies will focus on acquiring and retaining a broad base of donors while working within a budget, setting goals and objectives, and reporting outcome measurements accordingly.   


252-847-2025
[email protected]

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Grants Specialist

Gina Long

Gina Long

Gina serves as the application administrator for our grant management software.  She works with the team to provide training and support for our project managers across the system.  She also updates our Grants Office websites.

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Director, ECU Health Community Hospitals Grants and Outreach

Bridgett Luckey

Bridgett Luckey

Bridgett is responsible for convening groups within ECU Health Community Hospitals to train and provide updates on grants management policies and procedures. She also prepares and facilitates grant proposals maintaining compliance for all grants received by Community Hospitals, which includes the project evaluations.

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Budget Finance Specialist

Christopher Molina

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Corporate Accountant

Ronald Murrell

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Administrative Assistant

Nicole Nesmith

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Manager, Prospect Research & Data Analytics

Crystal Page

Crystal Page

Crystal manages the wealth screening software that helps with identifying and qualifying donors for the foundation pipeline. She assists the major gift officers with portfolio management and prospect research.


252-847-8968
[email protected]

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Corporate Accountant

Martha Reavis

Martha Reavis

Martha is responsible for maintaining accountability for ECU Health grant funds received from external agencies.  She provides support to project managers with the initial financial set-up for grant-funded programs, as well as ongoing support to maintain proper financial controls.  She is responsible for post-award financial reporting, as well as monitoring grants across the system for compliance. 

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President

Scott Senatore

Scott Senatore

Scott is responsible for the development and implementation of the Foundation’s strategic framework. This includes the daily activities, programs, policies, and procedures the Foundation executes in support of its mission and vision.


252-847-3390
[email protected]

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Vice President, Finance & Development Operations

Chris Smith

Chris Smith

Chris is responsible for the financial administration of the Foundation. He provides oversight for multi-year strategies to advance philanthropy and sustain operational excellence. He and his team translate strategies into actionable initiatives that enable the achievement of results that align with established goals.


252-847-9523
[email protected]

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Gifts Processor

Lisa Thomas

Lisa Thomas

Lisa processes donations and other gifts to the Foundation through our Salesforce software. Sends out thank you and acknowledgment letters to our donors, as well as processes donations for community hospitals and development councils.


252-847-9846
[email protected]

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Donor Relations Coordinator

Blair Vick

Blair Vick

Blair works with the foundation team to plan and implement donor relations activities, plan cultivation events and foundation-specific activities such as Lights of Love and the Brody Awards. 


252-847-1072
[email protected]

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Director, Development (ECU Health Cancer Care)

Varessa Wall

Varessa Wall

Varessa secures major gifts in support of the Foundation’s mission. Currently, her focus is on ECU Health Cancer Care programs and services. 


252-847-8994
[email protected]

Meet the Board

March 2022 Board list

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