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

Chair

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.

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Ann Logan

Vice Chair

Ann Logan is a proud graduate of Auburn University and an avid fan of all Tigers sports.

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Carolyn McManamy

Secretary

Carolyn McManamy graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor’s Degree in political science with a minor in economics.

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Brian Myers

Treasurer

Brian Myers is passionate about being a man of God, a great husband, an excellent father, and serving others.

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Christy Garnett

Director

As the majority holder of Overhead Door Company of Greensboro, Christy Garnett is proud to be recognized as the owner of a women-owned business.

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Phyllis King

Director

Phyllis King earned a Bachelor’s in Accounting and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of North Florida.

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Morris Morrison

Director

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.

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Mike Murray

Director

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,

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Matt Smith

Director

A North Carolina native through and through, Matt Smith has a deep heritage rooted in faith, family, and community. His mantra is “Take steps to move past transactional to relational.”

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Robie Neal

Director, Emeritus

Robie Neal served on the board committee to lower the blood alcohol content limit to 0.08% in North Carolina.

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