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Leadership

Board of Directors

The Foundation is governed by a local volunteer board of directors that represent a variety of professions. The Board of Directors oversee the fundraising programs, carefully manage the investment of the endowment funds, and allocate funds to specific areas of need.


  • Lynn Poplin
    Chair
  • Martha Lowder
    Vice Chair
  • Karmen Russell
    Secretary
  • Rich Schaefer
    Treasurer
Board Members
  • Paul Childress
  • Brian Freeman
  • Casey Greene
  • Jim Hesley
  • Jenny Hinson, MD
  • Wendy Holbrook
  • Lauren Hinson Huneycutt
  • Martha Lowder
  • Faith McSwain
  • Lynn Poplin
  • Karmen Russell
  • Rich Schaefer
  • Brinn Smith
  • Ross Stokes
  • Mindy Turner, DDS
  • Chris Vaughn
  • Todd Swaringen
  • Jane Boone, ex officio

Foundation Leadership


Jane Boone
Executive Director 980-323-4570 jane.boone@atriumhealth.org
A graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, Jane has been on staff at the Foundation for twenty years. She and her husband, Brad, have three sons and enjoy lots of outdoor activities including hiking and kayaking. Jane also loves to read and eat candy – preferably at the same time.
Kim McGowen
Annual Giving Officer 980-323-4103 kimberly.mcgowen@atriumhealth.org
A graduate of UNC Charlotte, Kim has been a resident of our community since 1995, when she married her husband, Michael. They have one son, Mason, who attends the University of South Carolina, and a golden retriever, Banks. Kim enjoys tailgating, exercising, baking, and volunteering at First Lutheran Church.
Amy Jones
Financial Officer 980-323-4096 Amy.R.Jones@atriumhealth.org
Amy is a Stanly County native who attended UNC Charlotte and has worked in accounting for nineteen years. She and her husband, Greg, have two children, Emily, a recent graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, and Grayson, a student at NC State University. They love to spend time together boating on Lake Tillery. Amy also enjoys decorating and playing with her labradoodle, Leo.

Why I Give.


In 1995, the Foundation selected Peggy Barringer to co-chair the launch of the “President’s Club” employee giving campaign. Twenty-five years later, Peggy, now Director of Surgical Services at Atrium Health Stanly, has never missed a month of giving to the Foundation. “When the Foundation began, it was about the future and ensuring that our great hospital would be here for our children. I now have six grandchildren and the legacy that our teammates have provided through their gifts has improved countless lives. Working in surgical services, the women whose lives have been saved through free mammograms has been especially meaningful to me. Because of the Foundation, every woman in our community can have an annual mammogram, regardless of her ability to pay. I’m proud to have been involved with the Foundation’s mission for 25 years and I look forward to the future as we continue to impact thousands of lives together each year.”


Peggy Barringer Director Surgical Services