Alliance Center for Education proudly recognizes the community and business leaders who
have been selected to serve on our 2020 Board of Directors. We trust that their leadership and
talent will guide our mission forward and increase our influence in positively impacting the future
of children at risk by improving economic mobility through education. We are grateful for their

service and the immeasurable value of their time.


Alliance Center for Education

Board of Directors


Board Chairman
Chris Shanahan
President – US Life Operations


Board Vice Chairman
Stephanie Dunn
SCOR Global Life
Senior Vice President – Chief Legal Counsel


Samantha Dunbar
Well Fargo
Senior Vice President, Chief Admin Officer,
Wholesale Business Solutions (retired)


Michelene Mathews
United Methodist Women
Assist Director St Mark’s Child Dev. (retired)


Past Board Chairman
Barbara Holt
NICE Actimize
Strategic Account Executive



Board Members

Alexandria Addison

Policy Council - Chair


Maudre Addison
Johnson C. Smith University
Director of Employee Services


Andy Belk

Edward Jones Investments 

Financial Advisor

Scott Burns
Sales Manager


Kim Langstaff

Hannover Life Re America

Assist Vice President, Compliance Auditor

Angela McIlveen
McIlveen Family Law Firm
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder & Managing Partner


Phyllis Golden Morey


Vice President

Deputy General Counsel – Litigation


Harold Rice Jr

.Ada Jenkins Center

Chief Executive Officer

Lynne Wakefield

Troutman Sanders LLP



Ex-Officio Members

Bishop Paul Leeland
Bishop of United Methodist Church
Western North Carolina Conference

Lynda Morris

President – United Methodist Women

Western North Carolina Conference – Metro District President

Julia Willis –
United Methodist Women
Western North Carolina Conference


Rev. David Hockett
United Methodist Church
Western NC Conference - Metro District Superintendent



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