Archives: Board Member

  • Carl Brower – Interim Chair

    Carl Brower – Interim Chair

    Carl Brower grew up in Greensboro, NC and attended public schools, graduating from Grimsley High School. He attended NCA&T University before transferring to Louisburg College and receiving an Associate in Arts Degree in Parks and Recreation. While at Louisburg College, Carl was active in a number of organizations and served as class president. He went…

  • Mike Phillips – Treasurer

    Mike Phillips – Treasurer

    Mike has called Greensboro home since 1996. Mike graduated with a degree in Accounting from James Madison University and is a licensed CPA in North Carolina. He began his career with Arthur Andersen and was formerly an audit partner with Grant Thornton. Mike has been with VF Corp since 2013, including spending approximately 4 years…

  • Kathi Dubel – Secretary

    Kathi Dubel – Secretary

    Bio to come.

  • Mary Magrinat – At Large Board Member

    Mary Magrinat – At Large Board Member

    Mary Magrinat has lived in Greensboro for over 50 years, having moved here in the early 1970’s to work as Executive Director for Eastern Music Festival. Later she developed her business, The Benefits Group, handling employee benefits for companies until 2011 when she sold her company and rewired (yes rewired and not retired). She then…

  • Chris Cornue – At Large Board Member

    Chris Cornue – At Large Board Member

    Chris has served in leadership capacities nationally across academic medicine, teaching hospitals, health systems and community hospitals, including roles as chief executive officer, chief strategy officer, chief innovation officer, physician practice/medical group executive and several operational positions. He joined Cone Health as its EVP & Chief Strategy Officer in 2022 where he leads strategy, planning,…

  • Cindy Ramsay – At Large Board Member

    Cindy Ramsay – At Large Board Member

    Cindy Ramsay grew up in Alamance County, NC, exploring the woods around her home. She always had a very strong connection with wildlife and the outdoors. She attended UNC – Greensboro and completed her Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in chemistry. She later decided to become a teacher and received her…

  • Tristan Bailey – At Large Board Member

    Tristan Bailey – At Large Board Member

    Tristan Bailey (She/Her/Hers) is a communications and marketing professional with a Master’s degree in Public Administration from UNC Pembroke and a Bachelor’s degree in Dance and Public Relations from NC A&T. Currently, Tristan serves as the Head of Marketing and Communications at Guilford County Parks, where she oversees a range of initiatives including branding, graphic…

  • Robert Nudelman – Ex Officio Board Member

    Robert Nudelman – Ex Officio Board Member

    Bio to come.

  • Phil Fleischmann – Ex Officio Board Member

    Phil Fleischmann – Ex Officio Board Member

    Phil Fleischmann serves as Director of Greensboro Parks and Recreation and as an ex-officio representative on the board of the Greensboro Parks Foundation. Over his career Phil has served in several operational and management capacities with the City of Greensboro, the Town of Chapel Hill, Mecklenburg County, and the City of Raleigh. In addition, he…

  • Paula Barger – Executive Director

    Paula Barger – Executive Director

    Paula has lived in Greensboro since 1995, with a brief hiatus spent in southern New Jersey and Philadelphia. Paula graduated with a B.S. in Political Science from West Virginia University and a Master of Public Affairs from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She began working with local nonprofits in 2008, leading in fund…