Board of Directors

Apparo LogoOur Board of Directors continues to stand at the cornerstone of the growth and success that Apparo has been priviliged to experience over the 15 years it has been in the Charlotte community. Both former and current Board members have committed a tremendous amount of time, talent and treasure to Apparo's mission, impact in the community and the critical link we serve between Charlotte's technology and nonprofit sectors. For that and so much more, we thank them. 

Feel free to click on the names of each of our distinguished Board members to learn more about them both professionally and personally. For more information about our Board of Directors, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Kevin Ledford, Chair

Michael Keating, Vice Chair
Springs Global

Kevin O'Rourke, Past Chair
Service Logic

Mark Pieper, Treasurer
Premier Healthcare Alliance

Courtney Ramey, Secretary
Jabian Consulting

Dave Brown

Brian Cesca

Jon DeFriese
OneTeam Leadership

Detlef Dohmen
Polypore International L.P., Asahi Kasei North America

Richard Donaldson
Duke Energy

Ames Flynn
Extended Stay America

Steve Hagood
Ingersoll Rand

Markus Hill
Rodgers Builders

Catherine Horne
Discovery Place

Kerri Keller

Allen Kim
CPI Security

Brad Mark

Patrick McIntosh

Brad Merlie

Mark Miller

Cynthia Nutini

Bill Pappas
Bank of America

Cheryl Richards
Northeastern University

Erica Smith

Robert Taylor

Rob Watkins
Compass Group

Angela Woods
Girl Scouts, HNC