As always, it’s the dedicated, passionate people in an organization that ultimately help it achieve success.

Guilford Green Foundation is lucky to have a group of talented community leaders who help us make positive change in the community in the present and plan carefully for a bright future and long-term ability to serve.


Jennifer Ruppe

Executive Director

Wren Shealy

Director of LGBTQ Center & Community Outreach

Dr. Dara Nix-Stevenson, PhD

Program Manager

Communications Manager

Nathan Crabtree

Development Manager

Board of Directors

Ashley Hart

Treasury Management Analyst

Barbara Lawrence GGF Board Member
Barbara Lawrence

Associate Dean at Guilford College

Chief Member Experience Officer Truliant Federal Credit Union

Assistant Director of Programs and Marketing at Greensboro Downtown Parks, Inc.

Jeff Sylvester

Operations Specialist at Kisco Senior Living

John LaLonde GGF Board
John Lalonde

Physician at Cone Health

Kim Marston

Attorney with Brooks Pierce

Luis Garay

Director of the Gender & LGBTQIA Center at Elon University

Michael Alston

Licensed Benefits Specialist

Renee Saxon
Rob Overman

Executive Director of Greensboro Downtown Parks

Summer Foster

Program Specialist at the UNCG School of Education

Tal Blevins GGF Board
Talmadge Blevins

Owner of MACHETE