Geales joined the Foundation in 2004 as its Executive Director and first employee. Previously, she worked in volunteer recruitment and placement as well as in development for nonprofits. She enjoys connecting people and organizations. She is a Riley Fellow and a Senior Fellow with the Waccamaw American Leadership Forum. She holds a B.A. in Art History from Louisiana State University.
Jamie joined the Foundation in 2012 after working as both a bookkeeper in the private sector and as a supervisor for an afterschool program (funded by the Bunnelle Foundation). Jamie provides technology support to the Foundation. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Coastal Carolina University.
Ashley joined the Foundation in 2014 after working in the telecommunications industry. Ashley provides administrative support to the Executive Director and manages office logistics for the Foundation. She holds an MBA in Human Resources Management from Strayer University and a B.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications from Winthrop University.
Amanda Young joined the Foundation in 2012 after doing social service work for the state of South Carolina for several years. As the Grants and Program Manager, Amanda provides grantmaking oversight and technical assistance for the Foundation’s grants programs. She holds a B.A. in Sociology and minored in Social Work at the University of South Carolina.
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