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
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Karen Bean

Executive Assistant

Karen Bean

Karen Bean

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


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Christina Bunch

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.


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Development Officer

Crystal Corbett

Crystal Corbett

Crystal secures major gifts in support of the Foundation’s mission. Her areas of focus include Heart and Vascular, Hospice and Neurosciences.  Additionally, she is working within the region to secure major gifts in support of our regional hospitals.


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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 Vidant Health’s mission and vision.


252-847-1073
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Development Systems Analyst

Dana Everett

Dana Everett

Dana serves as the Foundation’s database administrator for the donor database and all fund-raising software.  She oversees data collection, provides maintenance, and ensures data integrity for all donor and fund-raising initiatives.  Dana also provides reporting and analytics for the Foundation across all donor-related functions.


252-847-5761
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Senior Secretary

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Kahla Hall

Director, Community Benefits

Kahla Hall

Kahla Hall

Kahla works with each of the eight Vidant 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 145-150 grants annually. The programs funded work to improve the health and quality of life for individuals in 17 counties in eastern North Carolina.


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Elise Ironmonger
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), produces direct mailing pieces and newsletters, 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
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Rhonda James

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.


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Gifts Processor

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Bobbie Lapeijko

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
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Crystal Page

Manager, Prospect Research & Data Analytics

Crystal Page

Crystal Page

Crystal manages the Raiser Edge database and 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. She oversees gift processing, data entry, gift acknowledgment, Raiser’s Edge reports, Raiser’s Edge training, and data analytics for mailings, etc.


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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
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Chris Smith

Vice President, Finance & Development Operations

Chris Smith

Chris Smith

Chris oversees the Foundation’s operations, financial reporting and budget management. His team manages the receipt/distribution of gifts and grants, database/portfolio management and performance measurement. He is also responsible for ensuring the Foundation remains in compliance with financial reporting standards and internal control best practices.


252-847-9523
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Gifts Processor

Lisa Thomas

Lisa Thomas

Lisa processes donations and other gifts to the Foundation through our Raiser’s Edge software. Sends out thank you and acknowledgment letters to our donors.


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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. Additionally, she assists others in planning system-wide initiatives such as Pink Power and Heart Truth.


252-847-1072
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Varessa Wall

Director, Development (Vidant Cancer Care)

Varessa Wall

Varessa Wall

Varessa secures major gifts in support of the Foundation’s mission. Currently, her focus is on Vidant Cancer Care where she is managing the Vidant Cancer Care Campaign.


252-847-8994
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