Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2016-17

Matt Archer (President) – Raleigh, NC
Investment Manager

Oktawian Rybinski (Vice President) – Matthews, NC
Parent of a child who is hard of hearing

Mark Appleby (Treasurer) – Cary, NC
Investment Counselor

Lekita Essa (Secretary) – Raleigh, NC
Certified Health Consultant

Anna Smith Felts – Raleigh, NC
Attorney

Crash Gregg – Raleigh, NC
Publisher

Meghan Jensen – Charlotte, NC
Audiologist

Jim Johnson – Raleigh, NC
Business Consultant

Dr. Linda Millsaps – Raleigh, NC
Public Policy Expert

Wade Monroe – Raleigh, NC
Portfolio Manager

Dan Nagle – Raleigh, NC
District Court Judge

Joe Patterson – Raleigh, NC
Mediator

Matt Peterson – Raleigh, NC
Real Estate Developer

Sarah Poole – Raleigh, NC
Fundraiser

Dr. Thomas Young – Raleigh, NC
Medical Director, Neonatal ICU, WakeMed 

Staff Board Members

Diane E. Doak
BEGINNINGS Executive Director