President & CEO, Lori O’Keefe, announced, “I am pleased to welcome these newest members to our Board of Directors. They each have a unique background, with diverse experiences that make them an asset to the Foundation, and the community as a whole.”
M. Chris DeVita is the former president of The Wallace Foundation, an independent national foundation dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged children in American cities by providing more opportunities to learn, both in and out of school, and to bringing the arts to new audiences. Since moving to Chatham County, Chris has served on the Board of Directors of The Learning Trail, a nonprofit that offers academic tutoring to children in preschool through 8th grade. Chris has also served on the board of directors of The Foundation Center (where she was chair) and the Center for Effective Philanthropy. She was also a member of the visiting committee of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.
Michael Goodmon leads one of the country’s most dynamic urban mixed-use developments, the American Tobacco Campus in Durham, serving as senior vice president of real estate for Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., the campus’ owner and master developer. Michael is an advocate and leader of the Durham and Triangle communities and serves on several boards to encourage growth, entrepreneurship and community development, including AJ Fletcher Foundation; Fletcher Academy; GoTransit Partners; BioLabs Advisory Board; East Durham Children’s Initiative; CAHEC; Music Makers Relief Foundation, NCIMED, and Leadership Triangle.
Phil Lambert is the former board chair and chief executive officer of Wikoff Color Corporation, a manufacturer of printing inks and coatings for the packaging, tag & label, commercial, security, digital and other print markets. Phil serves as the board chair of StepUp North Carolina and is a former board chair of The Family Center, a Charlotte nonprofit that is now part of Thompson Child & Family Focus. He has served on the boards of StepUp Ministry and Communities in Schools of Wake County, and also serves on the UNC Board of Visitors.
Luis Pastor has been President and CEO of Latino Community Credit Union (LCCU) since 2000. During his tenure, LCCU has become a model for institutions in the U.S. and abroad seeking to provide financial education and services to unbanked and low-income immigrant communities. LCCU has received more than 40 local and national awards including the E Pluribus Unum award for its exceptional immigration integration initiatives as well as the first Wachovia NEXT Award designed to propel high-potential CDFIs to a next level of growth, success, and staying power. On 2015 Pastor was selected by Credit Union Times readers as one of the 64 most influential leaders in the credit union industry for the past 25 years.
Triangle Community Foundation’s 2018-2019 Board of Directors is comprised of:
Pat Nathan, Chair
Farad Ali, Chair Elect
Tucker Bartlett, Treasurer
Michael J. Schoenfeld, Secretary
James A. Stewart, Immediate Past Chair
Ron A. Strom, Foundation Leadership Council Chair
Anita R. Brown-Graham
M. Christine De Vita
Sheldon M. Fox
Larry H. Rocamora
Carol P. Tresolini
Tim W. Trost
Triangle Community Foundation is building a brighter future for everyone in the Triangle. By working with dedicated donors and strong nonprofits, we are able to guide gifts in a strategic way to fill in gaps, reduce inequities, and solve the region’s most pressing challenges. Since 1983, we have envisioned a Triangle that works together so everyone can thrive. Learn more at www.trianglecf.org