United Way Board of Trustees

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United Way of Pitt County is made up of hundreds of community volunteers who work with staff to raise money, invest dollars, shape organizational policy, and more. These volunteers are professional and community representatives from diverse backgrounds who bring a variety of talents to the organization.

The following is a list of the 2020/2021 United Way Board of Trustees, who provide overall governance of United Way of Pitt County by monitoring policies and programs and establish the organization's strategic purpose and direction.


Chair: John Marques, Chief Human Resources Officer, Vidant Health System
Vice-Chair: Charles Ellis, Managing Director, Ward & Smith P.A. Attorneys at Law
Treasurer: John Lennox, Community Volunteer
Secretary: Ann Wall, City Manager, City of Greenville
Board Chair At Large: Chuck Pascarelli, President, Hyster-Yale Group


Executive Committee: John Marques, Chair
Finance Committee: John Lennox, Chair
Community Impact Cabinet: Wayman Williams, Chair
Resource Development Committee: Stephanie Hinnant, Chair
Marketing & PR Committee: Brett Schermerhorn, Chair


Jon Anderson, Senior VP, Greenville Market President, BB&T/TRUIST

Dr. Terry Atkinson, Associate Professor, College of Education, ECU

Scott Elliot, County Manager, Pitt County Government

Stephanie Hinnant, Director of Business Development, Hilton Hotels and Resorts

Jim Lawless, General Manager and Operations Executive (COO) for BFGL, LLC

Dr. Ethan Lenker, Superintendent of Pitt County Schools

Jermaine McNair, Founder/Director, NC Civil

Lou Norris, Secretary to the General Manager, Greenville Utilities Commission 

Dr. Lawrence Rouse, President, Pitt Community College

Brett Schermerhorn, President- Sales, Hyster-Yale Group

Scott Senatore, President, Vidant Health Foundation

Wayman Williams, Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Greenville