Board of Directors
The Gilliland Foundation is dedicated to, and its directors willingly assume the challenge of, developing financial support and leadership to provide life-changing opportunities.
Diane Gilliland is the co-founder of the Gilliland Foundation. She brings wide-ranging expertise as Board Chair. In serving as the Chief Financial Officer for Steve Gilliland, Inc. since 2008, her areas of responsibility span finance, accounting, and human resources.
Chuck GallagherVice Chair
Chuck Gallagher takes a vision and makes it a reality through sound strategic development. He intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through an organization and helps others extend their thinking.
Carolyn McManamy graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor’s Degree in political science with a minor in economics.
Brian Myers is passionate about being a man of God, a great husband, an excellent father, and serving others.
Robie NealDirector, Emeritus
Robie Neal served on the board committee to lower the blood alcohol content limit to 0.08% in North Carolina.
A hairdresser for over 43 years, Lance Crumley opened his first business in 1985. He is respected for his intellect and is well-known for inspiring those around him, whether clients, suppliers, friends, or family members.
Phyllis King earned a Bachelor’s in Accounting and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of North Florida.
Ann Logan is a proud graduate of Auburn University and an avid fan of all Tigers sports.
As CEO of StoryMaker Brands and owner of Windmill Park Media, Morris Morrison is a world-class speaker, and author, who’s journey began in New York City before a doctor’s words changed his life forever, after being orphaned a second time.
A former Hollywood publicist handling PR for television series such as The Love Boat, and an editor with national magazines such as Longevity, Glamour and GQ,