The Board has a fiduciary role to ensure funds raised are utilized toward support of the financial literacy/life skills program and the children’s support program.

The  current Board members represent a diverse group of professionals and community leaders – current and former corporate executives, community advocates, business owners with skills appropriate for directing a non-profit, and individuals who have been TCP volunteers for many years.


Justin Booth, President – Commercial Real Estate Broker, Avison Young

Ian Henshaw, Vice President – Managing Partner, Technology Tank, LLC

Mike Hubbell, Secretary – Membership Experience Director, Taylor Family YMCA

Becky Miller, Treasurer – 

Paul Yokabitus, Past President – Attorney, NC Planning

Mercedes Auger – Community Volunteer

Wendy Dawson – Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Coastal Federal Credit Union

Monica Fering – Former Broker/Realtor, Allen Tate Realtor

Asa Fleming – Broker, Realtor, Allen Tate Realtors

Jonathan Foley – Sr. Financial Advisor, Sr. Vice President-Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors

Suzanne Jeska Founder, MRN Web Designs

Eric Peterson – Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway

Sameer Sharma – IT Project Manager, SAS

Brennan Liming- 

Cliff Reeves – 

Sue Reyer – 

Akanskha Sinha – 


Hari Nath – Co-chair

Daniel Leslie – Co-chair

Sajjan Agarwal

Ralph Ashworth

Hal Bowman

Richard and Sandy Byrne

Rick and Marcia Stephenson

Dave Tomick


Sandy Byrne

Suzanne Jeska

Jon Foley

Mercedes Auger

Alice McCall

Carolyn Hendrick

Kathy Karlic

The Carying Place, Inc. is a registered 501(c)3 non profit organization with the tax ID #58-2425452. Financial information about The Carying Place Inc. & a copy of our license are available from the NC Secretary of State Solicitation Licensing Section at 888-839-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the state.