Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, an area non-profit focused on home rehabilitation for low-income homeowners, announced that it has named several new members to its Board of Directors. Those new members include:
• Donna Cheek, Senior Solutions Consultant at Windstream/Hosted Solutions
• Drew Robinson, Vice President, Homeownership Initiatives at DHIC
• Henry Ward, Vice President, York Properties
• Jim Caravello, Chief Financial Officer, Robuck Homes
• Ron Cohn, Senior VP of Operations, Rodgers Builders
Rebuilding Together of the Triangle brings together volunteers and local and national corporate sponsors with low-income homeowners to make renovations and modification repairs at no charge.
“We are so pleased to welcome our new members to the board,” said Vince DeFreitas, Executive Committee Chair for Rebuilding Together of the Triangle. “Their diverse experience and professional backgrounds will be big assets for our organization, as well as for the homeowners we serve.”
Other board members include:
• Vince DeFreitas, Chair, Managing Director, Silver Developers, LLC
• Evelyn Contre, Vice Chair, Managing Director, Springleaf Strategies
• Richard Mills, Treasurer, Edward Jones
• Tim Spence, Secretary, Principal, BBH Design
• Wayne Maiorano, Ex-Officio, Partner, Smith Anderson
• Todd Jones, VP, Financial Advisor at CAPTRUST
• Chris Simmering, Broker, Prudential York Simpson Underwood Realty
• Malcolm White, Director of Marketing and Leasing Commercial Real Estate at Self-Help
• Peyman Zand, Principal of Applied Vision Group
• Dan Sargent, Executive Director, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, Inc.
Rebuilding Together of the Triangle focuses resources on home improvements and modifications to improve the health and safety of the home, and often works with the elderly, disabled and military veterans in Wake, Durham, Orange, and Chatham.
In the past two years, Rebuilding Together of the Triangle completed over 40 projects at area homes with the help of more than 400 volunteers. The organization’s projects were funded by local and national corporate sponsors, as well as by grants from its national headquarters in Washington, DC.
About Rebuilding Together
Rebuilding Together (RebuildingTogetherTriangle.org) is the nation's largest non-profit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing home repair and renovation services free of charge to those in need. Through the support of corporate sponsors, local businesses and the hands-on work of over 200,000 volunteers, Rebuilding Together renovates and repairs nearly 10,000 homes and nonprofit facilities annually with a market value of nearly $100 million.
In addition to its core home repair work, Rebuilding Together renovates community centers and conducts home modification and repair programs that focus on elder home safety, energy efficiency, veterans housing, and disaster recovery and reconstruction. Rebuilding Together has over 200 affiliates and recently celebrated the completion of its 100,000th project. The regional affiliate in the Triangle area is Rebuilding Together of the Triangle, Inc.