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Welcome to our Newest Board Members!

January 30, 2023 | By Snee Howard

Charissa McCullers
Charlotte, NC

Charissa McCullers has more than 15 years of experience in IT.  She has worked in leadership roles at HPE and SimpliVity. She is currently the Sr. Director of Nutanix Worldwide Support in Durham, North Carolina, where she leads a diverse team of leaders and engineers.  Charissa loves volunteering with organizations that support children.  She volunteered at Fuller Magnet Elementary School in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she served as the Vice President for several years even though she had no children that attended the school.  Charissa also serves on the Trustee Board of Maple Temple United Church of Christ.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Management, Strategy, and Leadership from Michigan State University.  Outside work, she enjoys attending North Carolina Symphony and Opera performances.

Morgan Tran
Cramerton, NC

Morgan Mathieu Tran is a devoted arts advocate and leader, serving the Charlotte community for nearly ten years in both nonprofit and commercial art realms. Morgan currently serves as the Director of Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art in South End Charlotte. In this role she executes the gallery’s vision through her curation of exhibitions and programming, as well as oversight of artist development, client relations, operations, staff management, and community outreach. As an artist herself, Tran is dedicated to amplifying and centering artistic voices, serving as a champion for both creators and collectors.

Tran earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Arts with a minor in Business Administration from Meredith College. She has previous experience in both associate and managerial roles at SOZO Gallery, LaCa Projects, and The New Gallery of Modern Art. She is a member of many of Charlotte’s arts museums and organizations, and is also an active volunteer with The Catawba Riverkeepers and her church.

When she isn’t attending art events and curating exhibitions, Morgan can frequently be spotted hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains, getting lost in a new book, or creating in her home studio.

Amanda Wise
Charlotte, NC

Amanda Wise is the Director of Nonprofit Partnerships for SHARE Charlotte, an online engagement platform that powers social good by connecting the community to more than 630 Charlotte-Mecklenburg nonprofits. Before coming to SHARE Charlotte, Amanda worked in foster care and at Electrolux on the Global Brand Licensing team as the Licensing Manager. For the past twenty years, she has worked in corporate relationship building, sales, and special events planning. In addition to her contributions in the professional realm, Amanda is heavily involved in her community. Both a volunteer and a leader, she serves through her involvement with Samaritan’s Feet, Foster Village Charlotte, and Suicide Prevention. Amanda’s other interests include rooting for the Carolina Panther’s football team, playing tennis, and learning to play Mahjong.

Welcome, Charissa, Morgan and Amanda!

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