Adam Eigenrauch
Executive Director

Sara Askey 
Director of Development

Ashlea Hitchcock                                 
Director of College Readiness and Retention

Robert Polanco  
Student Support Specialist 

Camille Wilson
College Readiness Counselor

Lisa Buckley
Development Support Specialist

Lauren Gardner
Chief Operating Officer

Dalia Wimberly
Director of Program Administration 

Heather Hindin  
Associate Director of Elementary and 
School Programming

Tevin Neal 
Program Support Manager 

Donell Moore 
Partnerships and Operations Coordinator dmoore@emilyk.org 

Banlly Banegas
Office Support Manager 



Mike Krzyzewski, Chair and Founder            
Duke University
Jamie K. Spatola, Secretary

Barry Pea, Chair of Nominating & Corporate   
Governance Committee
Jay Bilas
Moore & Van Allen, PLLC / ESPN 
Dana Corcoran, Ex Officio
Immaculata Catholic School
Barbara Collie
Community Volunteer
Debbie K. Savarino
Duke University
E. Jack Walker
Walker Lambe Rhudy Costley & Gill, PLLC
Sanyin Siang
Duke University's Fuqua/Coach K Center 
on Leadership & Ethics
Brandie Fintchre
PNC Bank 


Mike Cragg, Vice Chair
Duke University
Queron Smith, Treasurer
The Redwoods Group
Gerard J. Musante, Ph.D. , Chair of Advancement 
Structure House
Adam Eigenrauch
Emily K Center
Kip Frey
Duke University
Christopher VanHaight, Ex Officio
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Jim Tobin
Ignite Social Media
Vinny Asaro
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Wayne Holden 
RTI International
Jim Stewart
Stewart Investment Properties, Inc. 

Adam Eigenrauch, Executive Director

Adam has served as the Executive Director of the Emily Krzyzewski Center since November 2010.  He first joined the Emily K Center staff as the Director of Education in July 2006.  Prior to that, Adam spent 10 years as an educator and administrator in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Adam earned his undergraduate degree from Ithaca College and was awarded his masters degree in education from Pennsylvania State University.

Sara Askey, Director of Development

Sara joined the Emily Krzyzewski Center as Director of Development in September 2012. Prior to joining the team at Emily K, Sara served in development roles with nonprofits in New York City and Washington, DC. Sara holds a B.S. in Business Management from North Carolina State University and a Masters of Public Administration and Nonprofit Management from the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

Lauren Gardner, Chief Operating Officer

Lauren’s first role at the Emily Krzyzewski Center was as an intern in the summer of 2005.A year later she began serving as the Chief Operating Officer.  Lauren’s prior work experience includes serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer.  Lauren graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in International Economics and received an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business.

Dalia Wimberly, Director of Program Administration

Dalia began as the Director of Program Administration at the Emily Krzyzewski Center in July 2013. Before joining Emily K, Dalia served in administrative and direct service roles with Duke University, Communities in Schools and various community-based college access organizations. Dalia earned her B.A. in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a Master of Education from North Carolina State University.


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