Board of Directors


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Pamela 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 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 Bridges

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. 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.  

Doug Brook

Research scholar and visiting professor of public policy, Duke University; professor emeritus, US Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey California. 10-year resident of Twin Lakes. BA and MPA, University of Michigan; Ph.D. George Mason University. Has held four senior presidential appointments in financial management and human resources. Member of chancel choir at Front Street United Methodist Church, semi-competitive runner.  


Kyle 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 – Former Board Member.


Anthony (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.


Jill Gerringer

DPT University of New England, MSPT/BSPT Thomas Jefferson University; Member of Alamance Lutheran Church, member of Via de Cristo Secretariat board.    

Sherry S. Hunt

Private Wealth Advisor, Fiduciam Financial, a Private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Service, LLC. Former member, boards for the Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro and Professional Women’s Network Greensboro; volunteer for Coastal Conservation Association Piedmont Chapter and Second Harvest Foodbank; various leadership roles within Ameriprise Financial Services, including on the Ameriprise Women’s Empowerment Network Board of Directors and Mentor, Elite Growth Forum NC/VA;  Quantum Leap 3 organization of top 100 Ameriprise practices, 2021-2024 Ameriprise Client Service Award; 2022-2024 Forbes Best-In-State Women Wealth Advisor

Joy Isley 2019

Joy Isley

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


David Koester

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 LaPlante

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 Moore

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


T. Bruce Moore

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.


Michael 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

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Nikki Ratliff

Chief Operating Officer, Burlington Housing Authority; Alamance Chamber, board member and past chair, Alamance Partnership for Children, board member and past chair; Impact Alamance, board member; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc; Greater Alamance Woman’s Club. Past board chair; Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, United Way of Alamance County, The Exchange Club’s Family Center of the Central Piedmont, Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation; General Federation of Women’s Clubs of North Carolina. Past Third Vice President/Director of Junior Clubs and Leadership Chair; Alamance Chamber’s Leadership Alamance (c/o 2011); Past Alamance County Guardian ad Litem

Sam 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 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. "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 Upton

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

Danny 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. 

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Matrice Williams

Durham County Asst. Public Defender; earned a BA, UCLA and JD, Southwestern University School of Law; Founder and former owner/franchisee of Mathnasium of Burlington; serves on the City Gate Dream Center Board of Directors; member of City Gate Church; member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

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