Liz is the Founder and President of the Winer Family Foundation. Liz has a history and passion for connecting, convening, and catalyzing action with the vision of fostering intergenerational health and mobility in the Carolinas. She collaborates to advance upstream and strategic programs and initiatives that focus on the whole child and combine health and education, primarily during prenatal to age five. Liz serves on the Boards of NC Smart Start and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library Foundation and Advisory Boards for the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, and Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She also serves on the NC State Board for Nurse Family Partnership home visiting program.
BRADLEY D. WINER
Brad is a former managing director with Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, previously serving as managing director and partner at McColl Partners, LLC. He supports work encompassing social justice, mobility and Jewish life.
Lindsay Broyhill is the Director of Strategic Programs and Administration. She comes to the Winer Family Foundation with strong experience raising awareness and funds on behalf of children, women, and families with low incomes. She previously led communications strategy and supported fundraising and grantmaking at Ascend, a policy program at the Aspen Institute focused on building intergenerational cycles of prosperity for families in the U.S. Prior to joining Ascend, she was an account supervisor at Widmeyer Communications, a public policy communications firm, where she managed communications projects for early childhood education, K-12 public education, education technology, and public health organizations and agencies. Broyhill graduated from Cornell University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, and was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Danielle Close is the Foundation Assistant. In her role, Danielle manages scheduling, meeting preparation, and overall organization for the foundation. In addition to her work at the Winer Family Foundation, Danielle works as a consultant managing the communications strategy for ANSWER Scholarship, a Charlotte nonprofit that provides scholarship and mentorship to mothers of school age children working towards an undergraduate degree. Danielle graduated in 2019 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in Education in Human Development and Family Studies where she interned as a research assistant at the Brain and Early Experience Lab.
MC Belk Pilon, John M. Belk Endowment
Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter, PhD, MSW, K. B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Susan Gale Perry, North Carolina DHHS
Dan Gerlach, Dan Gerlach, LLC.
Janice M. Gruendel, PhD, EdM, Bridgeport Prospers
Carmen Hooker-Odom, Former Secretary of North Carolina DHHS
Sara Horstmann, MD, Atrium Health
Brandon Lofton, Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.
Easter Maynard, Investors Management Corporation / ChildTrust Foundation
Dr. Marcus Plescia, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Jake Sussman, The Justice Collaborative
Judge Elizabeth T. Trosch, North Carolina Judicial District 26
Stacy Warren, The Duke Endowment
Sue Worrel, The Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte