3 join community foundation board of directors

Published 9:13 am Thursday, January 27, 2022

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The Davie Community Foundation welcomed three new members to the board in January.
Angela Carter, Michael R. “Mike” Morton and Alice Sineath will serve 3-year terms, through 2024.
The 2022 executive board will be led by: chair, Jennifer Hanes; vice chair, Brian Nicolay; secretary, Jessica Yarbrough, and treasurer, Phil Fuller.
“I am very excited to work with the new foundation board,” said Jane Simpson, president and CEO. “They are all wonderful leaders who will bring new energy and ideas to our conversations. I look forward to their leadership in the new year.
“We were sad to say goodbye to Lisa Featherngill, Charles Crenshaw, and Hoyt Dorsett in December. They were faithful members of the board who helped get a great deal accomplished in the community during their tenure. We plan to keep them close in the years ahead.”
• Carter grew up in Winston-Salem. After graduating from North Forsyth High School, she attended High Point University earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications.
More than 25 years ago, she began her construction career working for a large general contractor in North Carolina. She learned the business and operations from the ground up. After being promoted to several positions and taking on more responsibilities within the company, she created a niche for herself in marketing and business development.
She has had her own consulting firm for 10 years, providing strategic planning, marketing and business development coaching and services for the A/E/C industry. Her experience includes working with owners, developers, architects, engineers, and general contractors in the business development realm.
In April 2018, she became the director of business development for Metcon. She also serves as director of their community and education foundation. Metcon is a general contractor serving clients in the education, municipality/government, energy/utility and mixed-use commercial sectors across NC and SC.
She and husband B.A. Carter, a Davie native, reside in Advance. They have one daughter, Dakota, who graduated from Davie High School in 2020. She is a junior at NCSU majoring in biology.
• Morton earned an associate degree in business from Wingate Junior College, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in banking and finance from Appalachian State University.
He retired as CEO of Carolina Farm Credit in 2013 after 35 years in agriculture finance.
Morton is an active member of Fork Baptist Church where he serves as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher. He is president of the board of firectors of Yadkin Valley Telephone Membership Corp. and president of the board of directors of Yadkin Valley Telecom. He also serves on the board of The Three Rivers Land Trust. He is a past member and chair of the board of directors of the N.C. Cooperative Council. He is also a past member of the board of the N.C. Agribusiness Council, the N.C. Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation and the Corporate Advisory Board of NC A&T School of Agriculture and Environmental Science.
He and wife Melody reside in Advance. They have a daughter and son-in-law, Emily and Brian Moore, and a son and daughter-in-law, Zac and Molly Morton. The Morton’s are grandparents of four: Brily and Ellie Moore and Lydia and Zeke Morton.
• Sineath is a licensed CPA in North Carolina and has a master degree in economics from Appalachian State University. She retired from Forsyth Technical Community College after 35 years.
Sineath is a member of the Old North State Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter, treasurer of the Mocksville Woman’s Club and member of the Mocksville Book Club. She is an active member of Macedonia Moravian Church, serving on the board.
She enjoys home décor, sewing, bridge, reading and working outside.
She and husband B.J. have called Bermuda Run home since 1987. They have one son who resides with his family of four in Birmingham, Ala.
To learn more about the foundation, contact Simpson at (336) 753-6903 or jsimpson@daviefoundation.org or visit www.daviefoundation.org.