In her role, Wilson will oversee rider recruitment and corporate fundraising efforts for the 24 Foundation charity cycling events in Charlotte, Indianapolis and Columbia, Md. With the organization since 2015, Wilson first served in the internship program and was promoted to communications and outreach coordinator and now fundraising and recruitment director for 24 Foundation. She graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a bachelor of arts degree in Communication Studies and Public Relations with a minor in Business Administration, and recently earned a Master of Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Futral has been involved with 24 Foundation since 2004, first as a rider and then as a volunteer in 2006. Through her volunteer role, Futral helped develop and coordinate the cancer survivor portion of the event by connecting with survivors and caregivers. She brings extensive HR background to her role from training to hiring and interviewing to overseeing employee manuals and benefits. Futral has also been in involved with school Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) and Parent Teacher Organizations (PTOs) for 17 years and most recently served as president of the Providence High School Parent Teacher Student Organization. She graduated from Purdue University with a business degree.
“Brittany [Wilson] and Carrie [Futral] have both been integral to 24 Foundation so we are excited for their new roles, which also means more local impact in both our expansion cities and here in Charlotte,” said Mallory Walsh, executive director of 24 Foundation. “As we celebrate the fifteenth year of 24 Foundation of Charlotte, we are poised with a fantastic team who will continue supporting the growth and development of our organization as we fight as one against cancer.”