Dynamic, engaging, and passionate are just a few adjectives describing the work of Impact Alamance’s President, Tracey Grayzer. The Foundation was formed from the merger between Cone Health and Alamance Regional Medical Center. Since its inception, Tracey has led the organization in its strategic initiatives and partnerships to create a healthier, smarter, and stronger community for all. The Foundation is focused on creating a solid grid of resources for members throughout the county to provide them with the tools to thrive.
Tracey graduated with her undergraduate degree in Journalism from Duquesne University, Pfeiffer University with her MBA/MHA and has also received her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America.
She has been involved in the Women’s Symposium Planning Committee, Alamance Achieves Steering Committee, and New Leaf Society Executive Committee, among many others. You can find her on the tennis court, dance floor or spending time with her husband and two children outside of her numerous other commitments.
Vice President of Programs
Reliable, relational, and sincere are certainly outstanding qualities for the Vice President of Programs to possess. With eight years of experience within the Foundation, Marcy Green, works to oversee grant cycles and programs. She collaborates closely with the grantees during the application and post-grant award processes to help improve content knowledge and operational effectiveness. She also works with the president to serve as a convener and collaborator in the community around key community needs.
Marcy has an undergraduate degree in Community Health Education from East Carolina University and a Master’s in Health Administration from Pfeiffer University. She is dedicated to serving as the board chair of Family Abuse Services of Alamance and participating on the Alamance County Health Department Children’s Dental Clinic Advisory Board. She is grounded in her church, enjoys dining out with family and friends, as well as traveling to the N.C. coast where you can find her relaxing over a fabulous fiction novel.
VP of Education Programs
Tyronna Hooker is the VP of Education Programs at Impact Alamance. In her role, she leads the Alamance Achieves team and other education initiatives with local partnerships. Alamance Achieves is a community-driven initiative that aims to ensure that every child in Alamance County is educated, equipped, and engaged from cradle to career.
She earned her undergraduate degree in criminal justice from North Carolina Central University, a master’s degree in education from Elon University and her Certification in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. Tyronna is the 2011 North Carolina Teacher of the Year and has over 20 years of experience in the field of education, working with families and children.
A native of Bladen County, Tyronna has lived in Alamance County since 1995, where she and her husband have raised their two sons, who power her commitment to creating policy and systems change.
Laura Fehlhafer serves as the Office Administrator for Impact Alamance and touches every aspect of the Foundation vital to its functions. She completes a variety of administrative tasks daily for the President and Board of Directors and manages special projects. Additionally, Laura provides a valuable skillset with her bachelor’s degree from UNC Greensboro in English and a Computer Graphics Certificate from Guilford Technical Community College.
It is evident she has garnered experience cultivating partnerships throughout the community. Laura has served on the board of United Way of Alamance County, volunteered with Junior Achievement, and served on the Alamance Partnership for Children’s NC Pre-K Committee.
Laura enjoys spending her weekends outdoors exploring parks and trails with her husband and son.
Community Engagement Manager
Jewel Tillman is currently the Community Engagement Manager for Impact Alamance. After receiving the Wilhelmina Boyd AAASE Scholar Award, Jewel received her degree in Political Science from Elon University. Since graduation, she has excelled in tracking and monitoring grant awards and reports for the Foundation. She has also coordinated and communicated with nonprofits and interest groups engaged in work related to the Foundation’s focus areas and vision.
In the last year, Jewel has convened the Alamance Digital Inclusion Alliance, led Wellness Collaborative planning and initiatives, and prepared and presented the Health in All Policies Resolution to the Mebane City Council.
In her spare time, she gives back to the community through her passion for dance as an instructor for the I.A.M.M. Dance Co. at Mayco Bigelow. Jewel loves trying new things and traveling to new countries.
Finance and Grants Manager
As the Finance and Grants Manager, Anne Baker oversees the foundation’s accounting systems and manages the grant software and documents. She also prepares and presents financial reports to the board as well as budgets and data analysis. She has several certificates from Duke University and a bachelor’s degree from Elon University in Psychology and Human Services.
Prior to joining the Impact Alamance team, Anne served as the Executive Director of Alamance County Meals on Wheels for seventeen years. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters in her free time.
Conference Center Coordinator
Jaleel Harrell is dependable, motivated, and supportive. In his role, he oversees the conference center, manages day-to-day office operations, and provides support for the foundation’s programs and events.
Jaleel, who is originally from Ahoskie, North Carolina, has been a resident of Guilford County since 2010. Jaleel holds an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Gardner-Webb University. He is also a “Notary Public” commissioned in the state of North Carolina.
Jaleel is a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. where he continues to serve his community outside of the traditional 9 to 5. Jaleel enjoys lending a hand, and nothing makes him happier than to see a plan come to fruition.
Alamance Achieves Elon Fellow
Moriah Griffin is the Elon Year of Service Fellow with Alamance Achieves. In her role, Moriah will be working on a variety of projects focused on early childhood development and creating community networks and relationships. Moriah is an Odyssey Scholar. She graduated from Elon University with a degree in Political Science and Policy Studies. During her time at Elon, she participated in many different service opportunities and held multiple jobs within the University. Moriah is quite the intellect – she even skipped kindergarten!
Impact Alamance Elon Fellow
Madi Gilgo is also an Elon Year of Service Fellow with Impact Alamance. In her role, Madi leads the narrative team for the Harwood Institute and supports its initiatives. She also works with Community Forward applicants and grantees, and assists in connecting community members to grants. Madi graduated in May from Elon University with a Bachelor of Arts in both Journalism and Strategic Communications with minors in Psychology and Leadership Studies. She worked closely with Elon University’s Kernodle Center for Civic Life and held multiple leadership positions across campus before joining the Impact Alamance team. Madi’s curious nature benefits her as a storyteller. She is passionate about learning and sharing untold stories. When not at work, she likes to read, spend time outdoors, and try new restaurants.
Impact Alamance Elon Fellow
Shauna Galvin is an Elon Year of Service Fellow with Impact Alamance. She graduated magna cum laude in May of 2023 from Elon University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health, with a minor in Policy Studies. While there, she was a Provost Scholar, in the Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honors society, served on the Community Service Subcommittee of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), and competed on the women’s tennis team for all four years. She also served as a volunteer with It Takes a Village, Rise Against Hunger, and the Burlington Boys and Girls Club. In her role, she will coordinate grantee site visits and support the work of the Alamance Wellness Collaborative. This will include co-leading the Public Knowledge Subcommittee. Additionally, she will assist in the planning and development of the Consultant/Nonprofit Fair and research the need for Employee Assistance Programs for nonprofits. Shauna is very athletic and enjoys spending time out on the tennis court. Fun facts, Shauna is originally from Texas and has a twin brother.