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February 21, 2023

Announcing New Staff and Board Members


Kim Raynor-Jones joined the Foundation in February as Accounting Associate, joining the Finance team to manage gift receipts, grant disbursements, and account reconciliation. She brings extensive accounting experience at Deloitte and Touche and the City of Greensboro and subsequently as a business and marketing education teacher with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and an instructor at the collegiate and community college level. Kim holds an MBA with a concentration in Accounting and a MEd in Educational Leadership from High Point University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. We are excited to have her join the team!

In January, Courtney Feliz joined our staff as Strategic Initiatives Officer, supporting the work of The Women’s Fund and the Black Philanthropy Initiative. She brings experience in the nonprofit and government sectors, advocating for belonging through immigrant rights advocacy and community engagement. Courtney holds dual Masters of Public Administration and Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Spanish from the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Welcome to the team, Courtney!

Aniya Ellison joined the Foundation in December as our Digital Communications Specialist. In this new position, Aniya will be managing our online presence for the Foundation, the Black Philanthropy Initiative, and The Women’s Fund across many digital platforms. Aniya is native of Winston-Salem and a graduate of the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media, and we are thrilled to have her on board in 2023!


The Foundation welcomes Alex Barrett to The Winston-Salem Foundation Committee, the Foundation’s primary governing body. Alex serves as a Financial Advisor for Trust Wealth, where he guides clients throughout the region in financial planning, investment portfolio management, and estate planning. Barrett is a native of Winston-Salem and serves on Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County’s Finance Committee.  He is also an active board member of the Centers for Aging and Rehabilitation of Florida, Inc.

The Foundation is most appreciative of the leadership of Josh Crane who rotated off the Committee in December.