Leadership & Board Members

Pamela Sarsfield FoxPamela Sarsfield Fox
President/Chief Executive Officer

An attorney and certified public accountant, she obtained her under-graduate degree from the University of Virginia and her law degree from Washington and Lee University. Prior to joining the Twin Lakes staff in 2008, she spent twenty years practicing law as an estate planning attorney and providing wealth management services to affluent clients of a wealth management firm in Greensboro, North Carolina. Fox has volunteered for numerous professional, civic and church organizations in Burlington, Greensboro, and elsewhere in North Carolina. Currently she serves on the boards of New Leaf Society, United Way, and the Anatomical Gift Program at Elon University. In addition, she has held board positions with the NC Bar Association, the NCACPA, Lutheran Retirement Ministries and other not-for-profit organizations.


Brent ConklinBrent Conklin
Brent Conklin Chief Financial Officer

Graduated from Appalachian State University in 1999 with a BSBA degree in Accounting. Received his CPA Certificate in 2003. He has over seventeen years’ experience in accounting which includes eight years in public practice auditing various CCRC’s, Not-For-Profits, Manufacturing companies and Auto Dealerships all over the US. Most recently, the past 9 years working in private industry for large multi-national manufacturing companies in various finance leadership roles. Member of the American Institute of Certified Accountants, North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant. Brent also serves as the treasurer of his church in Gibsonville, NC and has served on several Not-For-Profit boards in Gibsonville and Chapel Hill, NC.


Vernetta BridgesVernetta Bridges

Vice President of Creative Education Solutions, Inc.; Impact Alamance Board of Directors (Equity Committee Chair & Operations Committee); Catalyst in Education for thirty plus years prior to retirement as former director of Student Support Services, Alamance-Burlington School System; School Counselor, Assistant Director of Admissions, St. Andrews Presbyterian College; Director of Development, Knoxville College & Regional Director of Ten Million Dollar Major Missions Fund Raising Campaign for the United Presbyterian Church. Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority/Pi Omicron Omega Chapter (Current Local Archives Chair); American School Counselor Association, National Association of College Admissions Counselors, National Association of School Counselor Advocacy.

Jackie S. ColeJackie S. Cole


Vice  President  &  Secretary  of  Coleco Inc.;  Alamance County Extension Advisory Board;  Chair,  Lutheran  Retirement  Ministries  Board;  Alamance Community College Foundation Board member; Woodlawn  Community  Board member;  Registered Instructor and Interim Program Director, North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center; former Chair, Alamance-Burlington Board of Education;  member of Alamance Lutheran Church and serving as Chair of Staff Support Committee and Meals on Wheels coordinator.  


David H. CooperDavid H. Cooper

Retired Professor, Elon University; serves as Policy Advisor for BEST-NC; previously served on LRM Board of Directors and its Strategic Planning Committee and continues to be an active member of the TLC Learning Circles Planning Committee and presenter at Leading Age NC.



Kyle CorumKyle Corum

Partner with BRC and is the leader of the Firm’s Advisory Services practice, Appalachian State University – Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems,  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Triad Chapter of the ACFE, Community Associations Institute (CAI), Leadership Greensboro –  2011, Summit House – Past Board Member


Anthony (Tony) E. ForiestAnthony (Tony) E. Foriest

Retired, Xerox Corporation Executive; earned BA in Economics, UNC-Chapel Hill and MBA, Elon University; served two terms in NC State Senate and two-terms as chair of Alamance County Democratic Party; serves on the board of Allied Churches of Alamance County, Alamance Community College Board of Directors, and is a member of Alamance Achieves Steering Committee; member of First Baptist Missionary Church of Graham.



Sherry S. HuntSherry S. Hunt

Served on the Board for the Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, the Board for the Professional Women’s Network Greensboro. Volunteer for Coastal Conservation Association Piedmont Chapter and Second Harvest Foodbank.  Internally to Ameriprise:  Served on the Board of the Ameriprise Women’s Empowerment Network for women advisors; Mentor for members of Ameriprise Women’s Empowerment Network; Elite Growth Forum NC/VA; Quantum Leap 3 organization of top 100 Ameriprise practices. 


Joy IsleyJoy Isley

 Float CSR, Fidelity Bank; Lutheran Retirement Ministries Board; Treasurer, NC Palomino Exhibitors Association; member of Frieden’s Lutheran Church

David KoesterDavid Koester

Vice President of Engineering, Tyrata, Inc; Elon University Institutional Review Board, Community Member; member of Alamance Lutheran Church where he has served several terms as congregational president and finance committee chair for over 10 years.

Reed LaPlanteReed LaPlante

Vice President and Triad Business Banking Team Lead for FNB Corporation; Member of FNB Corporation Diversity Council; Past Board Chair for Alamance Chamber of Commerce; Elon Love School of Business Graduate Programs Board Member; Elon Phoenix Club Board Member; Treasurer for Macedonia Lutheran Church Endowment Fund; Member of Graham Rotary Club; 2022 Gala Dancer for Little Pink Houses of Hope; Member of Macedonia Lutheran Church.

Alexis MooreAlexis Moore

Leader in education for 15+ years; taught in NY and Elon; serving both as interim chair; Assistant Professor and inaugural faculty member for Elon’s PA Program; Attended Brooklyn College, SUNY Downstate, and Columbia University; Doctorate in Medical Science to be completed in 2022; Physician Assistant Education Association, Presenter; Elon University’s Daniels-Daneiley Award for Excellence in Teaching, nominee; and Heartbeats of the World, former Board Member


David MasseyDavid Massey

1983 Elon Business Administration Graduate; Licensed Real Estate Broker 35+ years; State Certified General Appraiser 30+ years; David Massey Real Estate, President; NC Realtors Appraisal section, Chair; Realtors Commercial Alliance, President; Burlington Board of Realtors, Secretary; NC Real Estate Appraisers Associate, Past President; NC Quarter Horse Association, Past President; and Burlington Alamance MLS Service, Past President

Michael MenzMichael Menz

Attended University of Buffalo, University of Virginia (medical school) Kansas University- Wichita; Practiced in Tennessee and currently in Burlington (Kernodle Clinic) for 12+ years; Alamance/ Caswell Medical Society, Member; NC Medical Society, Member; and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Member

T. Bruce MooreT. Bruce Moore

Retired Senior Technical Advisor, Oil & Natural Gas Sector, US Environmental Protection Agency; Graduate of Texas A&M University (Chemical Engineering); Graduate of Sam Houston State University (Chemistry); served in the US Navy; past Registered Emergency Paramedic (Texas); Committee Chair since 2003, Boy Scouts of America Troop 39; Ruritan National past Club President and Zone Governor; current Chair, Board of Directors, Coble Estates Homeowners’ Association; member of Macedonia Evangelical Lutheran Church since 2000, where he has served as Congregation President, Church Council, on the Executive Committee, and as Capital Fund Treasurer since 2009.


Connie PooveyConnie Poovey

Retired Quality Assurance Officer and Administrator with Twin Lakes Community; BA in Math, MS in Computer Science and MSW in Social Work; served on Board of Directors and past president for Ralph Scott Lifeservices and ARC of Alamance County; current treasurer and past president of HESED Secretariat; member of Macedonia Evangelical Lutheran Church where she has served in multiple positions including church council president.


Frank R. RhueFrank R. Rhue

Married to LaVonne since 1974 with two daughters and two grandchildren. Graduated in 1968 with a BS in Applied Mathematics from NC State University. Retired (After 43 ½ years) as Consulting Member of the Technical Staff, LGS Innovations, LLC (Subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent; previously known as AT&T and Western Electric); Currently Archivist, HESED Retreat Secretariat. Member of Macedonia Evangelical Lutheran Church where served as Church Council Secretary, as chair of the Finance and Stewardship committees; and currently serve on the Altar Guild and as a Stephen Series Leader. Worked as interviewer for Burlington’s Christmas Cheer ministry. Served several years on the TLC Board, as Secretary, on the Executive/Finance Committee, on the Planning Committee, and as chair of the Governance Committee. Served as Archivist on Eastern North Carol...

Sam SinkSam Sink

Retired college instructor (French, Spanish, history, college study skills, and supervisory skills) at two community colleges in NC; teacher for adult faith formation classes, council president, chair of campus ministry and internship committees at Grace Lutheran in Boone, NC; chair of NC Lutheran Synod Campus Ministry Committee; court representative and vice chair of Residents Council, Auxiliary Board, presenter at Twin Lakes; coordinator of training programs through Region D Council of Governments.

Melanie ThomasMelanie Thomas

Quality Management Director with Freedom House Recovery Center in Chapel Hill, NC; NC Behavioral Health Information Management Association President; served on various local behavioral health committees; member of American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), long-term care committees; member of Alamance Lutheran Church where she serves as Church Council chair.



Jerry R. Jerry R. "Jay" Tolley, Jr.

Head of Anatomic Pathology and Digital Pathology at LabCorp; BS, US Naval Academy and MBA, Harvard Business School; Veteran, US Navy; member of Macedonia Lutheran Church, currently serving as Finance Committee Chair and member of the Visioning Committee.

Alison UptonAlison Upton

Managing Director at KPMG LLP; Chair, Elon University Accounting and Advisory Board; Olde Forest Racquet Club Board Member

Danny Van FleetDanny Van Fleet

Certified Public Accountant, City of Burlington Tax Collector, Treasurer and Chair of the Audit Committee of Lutheran Retirement Ministries of Alamance County, General Fund Treasurer and a board member of Macedonia Evangelical Lutheran Church, Former member of Alamance Burlington Kiwanis Club, Olde Forest Racquet Club Tennis Committee member.