Meet 24 Foundation Staff!
Mallory is the Executive Director of 24 Foundation. In this capacity, Mallory oversees all the programmatic, financial, budgetary, managerial, partnership, and fundraising needs in event markets. In addition, Mallory executes strategic plans and is responsible for expanding the organization into a national brand name. Previously, Mallory held the role of Recruitment and Fundraising Director where she was responsible for the recruitment efforts, family and corporate fundraising and beneficiary partnerships in event markets. She received her Bachelor of Science from Valparaiso University, where she played Division I softball, and acquired her Master degree from University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. Her background is in nonprofit management and grassroots fundraising, having worked with Autism Speaks and families affected by autism for seven years. Moving to Charlotte a few years ago from the Midwest, Mallory now resides in Harrisburg with her husband. Contact Mallory.
Heather joined 24 Foundation after participating in the 2013 Summer Internship program. She graduated summa cum laude from Lenoir-Rhyne University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Multimedia Journalism and Public Relations and earned her Masters degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Heather oversees communication and advertising functions, which include campaign execution, public relations services, internal and external marketing, design, data analytics and leads management. Contact Heather.
Mollie joined 24 Foundation in September of 2016. Mollie has spent the majority of her career in the non-profit sector, primarily focusing in event planning, marketing, PR, and fundraising. In her role as Development Director, Mollie will be responsible for leading and managing all corporate and major donor revenue streams. A fiercely proud Mountaineer for life, Mollie graduated from Appalachian State University with degrees in Marketing and Hospitality & Tourism Management. Contact Mollie.
Brittany joined 24 Foundation after participating in the 2015 spring internship program and transitioned into the summer Communication Outreach Coordinator. Brittany has shifted into fundraising and recruitment to lead team growth, fundraising goals and participant’s level of engagement in our mission. 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 earned her Masters degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Contact Brittany.
Lisa Dale is a longtime 24 Foundation rider and fundraiser. Lisa has over 30 years of experience specializing in vision creation by partnering with Fortune 500 companies to execute their mission and message through a phased plan that creates brand awareness, increased profitability, and fosters brand loyalty. She is a Corporate Promotional Consulting partner with HALO Branded Solutions. She graduated with an associates in Business Management and Marketing. Lisa is an active runner and cyclist that you will frequently see on the COCAC, Unknown-Dornier, Adiamo, OMB, and MOJO group and charity rides. She resides in Charlotte and has two children Morgan and Jon Michael. Contact Lisa.
Nanci Bonfield joins 24 Foundation from Indianapolis, where she works remotely. Nanci’s previous work encompasses frontline fundraising, event coordination, team events/special event planning, donor relations and corporate development for multi-state markets. Prior to joining 24 Foundation, Nanci worked for Autism Speaks, helping raise over $900,000 in the past 2 years. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science, in Therapeutic Recreation, and has background working in Physical Rehabilitation. Her passion for fundraising has been lifelong, starting with her kids’ activities on a volunteer level as a stay at home mom. She resides in Indiana with her husband, Mike and 3 kids, Drew (19), Katie(16) and Dylan(16). Contact Nanci.
Damian Magarelli, Fundraising & Recruitment Coordinator – Baltimore
Damian joins 24 Foundation from Baltimore, where he works remotely. Damian’s previous work encompasses stewardship, capital campaigns, community outreach and special event management. Prior to joining 24 Foundation, Damian worked for the Alzheimer’s Association as a Development Manager managing special events, volunteers and fundraising. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Administration from Washington Adventist University. When not working, Damian enjoys playing guitar, spending time with family and friends and cooking!
Carrie is a 15-year cancer survivor of both breast cancer and an incurable form of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. She first was introduced to 24 Foundation in 2004 when she participated in the event with a team of cancer survivors from the Strides to Strength cancer wellness program. The uplifting spirit of the event & the camaraderie among the riders impacted her to be more proactive within the cancer community. Since, 2006 Carries has been a member of the Booty Crew, mostly assisting with 24 Foundation’s mission booth & survivorship activities. Carrie has an extensive human resources background. She graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. degree in Industrial Management. Carrie is responsible for office administration, donation processing, board preparation and overall holding down the 24 Foundation HQ! Contact Carrie.
Bob Zoeller oversees accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, and financial planning. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of accounting and has been a CPA since 1988. Bob has a diversified background in accounting and systems and has worked with both small and large companies with a record of increasing responsibility. Contact Bob.
Anina DeNobriga, Donations and Matching Gift Coordinator
Anina is the newest member of 24 Foundation, and comes with a very unique skillset. Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, Anina graduated from Jackson State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. After spending six years as a Radiological Chemist and three as an Asphalt Chemist, she got married and followed her husband to Charlotte. Searching for a career change, Anina chose to pursue non-profit, and more specifically with a focus on cancer as her family has been affected by the disease. Prior to joining our staff, Anina served as a volunteer for the Baston’s Children’s Hospital in the cancer wing, but left after realizing she wanted to be connected more to the survivors and patients. Anina will primarily be responsible for processing donations and matching gifts, as well as assisting with fundraising. Contact Anina.