Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2017-18

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

Lauren Golden – Raleigh, NC
Civil litigator

Meghan Jensen – Charlotte, NC
Audiologist

Jim Johnson – Raleigh, NC
Business Consultant

Kathryn Kiel – Raleigh, NC
Parent of a child who uses a cochlear implant

Jenna Meints – Durham, NC
Not-for-profits industry consultant

Wade Monroe – Raleigh, NC
Portfolio Manager

Joe Patterson – Raleigh, NC
Mediator

Matt Peterson – Raleigh, NC
Real Estate Developer

Sarah Poole – Raleigh, NC
Fundraiser

Matt Santos – Davidson, NC
Technology executive

Dr. Thomas Young – Raleigh, NC
Neonatologist, retired

Staff Board Members

Diane E. Doak
BEGINNINGS Executive Director