Staff Directory

Willie Allen

Lead Underwriter

(919) 719-1133 Details

Willie Allen

Lead Underwriter

Assesses risk for Liability & Property and Workers’ Compensation Pool members, reviews and writes policies, and ensures compliance with underwriting policies for the Western and Piedmont areas of the state.

(919) 719-1133

Amy Bason

Deputy Director and General Counsel

(919) 715-1430 Details

Amy Bason

Deputy Director and General Counsel

Serves as legal advisor to the Board of Directors, Board of Trustees, and Executive Director across all service areas including the Risk Management Pools, advocacy, member services and internal support functions.

(919) 715-1430

Chris Baucom

Executive Producer & Video Creative Director

(919) 715-4368 Details

Chris Baucom

Executive Producer & Video Creative Director

Creates, evolves and executes film and video content strategy for the organization and oversees the entire process from concept review and approval through production including coordinating shoots, post-production, archiving, and distribution. Conceptualizes, directs, writes, and produces compelling video for branding campaigns, events, training, member engagement, sponsorships, internal programming, and more.

(919) 715-4368

Matthew Bigelow

Manager of Corporate Engagement

(919) 715-4367 Details

Matthew Bigelow

Manager of Corporate Engagement

Serves as liaison to NCACC’s seven steering committees and develops programs for meetings and events; manages online registration for all NCACC conferences and educational events; develops and maintains online education resources.

(919) 715-4367

Kelly Brown

Education Services Manager

(919) 715-1991 Details

Kelly Brown

Education Services Manager

Provides program management for NCACC conferences and educational events, and logistical support for NCACC Board of Directors and select affiliate group meetings.

(919) 715-1991

Naomi Buck

Senior HR Generalist

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Naomi Buck

Senior HR Generalist

Responsible for all NCACC human resources including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.

Denise Canada

Fiscal and Policy Research Director

(919) 715-8044 Details

Denise Canada

Fiscal and Policy Research Director

Oversees fiscal analysis and research by providing comparative data and instructional information that impacts counties.

(919) 715-8044

Bob Carruth

Risk Control Manager

(919) 719-1150 Details

Bob Carruth

Risk Control Manager

Manages the operation of the Risk Control Unit, develops safety policies and programs, identifies liability exposures, and provides recommendations and training to minimize Pool members’ risk and development of risk management program.

(919) 719-1150
Terry Chance

Terry Chance

Accounting Technician

(919) 715-4366 Details
Terry Chance

Terry Chance

Accounting Technician

Performs accounting support and administrative work in the preparation, processing, maintenance and verification of accounting documents and records for the accounts payable and general ledger functions of the Association and the Risk Management Pools.

(919) 715-4366

Alisa Cobb

Operations Assistant

(919) 715-2685 Details

Alisa Cobb

Operations Assistant

Provides administrative and office support for the Operations Team; handles special administrative projects.

(919) 715-2685

Donald P. Czysz Jr.

Technology Services Manager

(919) 719-1141 Details

Donald P. Czysz Jr.

Technology Services Manager

Extracts and analyzes data from internal systems and employs various mechanisms to develop standard and ad hoc reports. Serves as the front line Help Desk contact by triaging, tracking and assisting with the resolution of Help Desk issues. Works with senior software engineer in the development and customization of software applications.

(919) 719-1141

Stuart Darden

Risk Control Specialist

(919) 719-1152 Details

Stuart Darden

Risk Control Specialist

Conducts risk profile evaluations, plans and strategizes risk control services, develops loss trend analysis reports and practical risk control services plans, develops and presents supervisory safety management training; assigned to Central Region of the state.

(919) 719-1152

Charlie Eaton

Deputy Director of the NCACC Risk Management Pools

(919) 719-1130 Details

Charlie Eaton

Deputy Director of the NCACC Risk Management Pools

Serves as a technical resource on property, casualty and risk management matters for existing, new and prospective members.

(919) 719-1130
Neil Emory

Neil Emory

Outreach Services Manager

(910) 985-1140 Details
Neil Emory

Neil Emory

Outreach Services Manager

Works with counties to identify, triage and implement solutions to service issues. Consults and educates membership on endorsed services, products and programs.

(910) 985-1140

Destiny Everett

Education Services Assistant

(919) 715-2354 Details

Destiny Everett

Education Services Assistant

Supports Association events planning process, including assisting with training and conference event logistics and online event registration platform.

(919) 715-2354

Michael Felts

Property & Casualty Program Specialist

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Michael Felts

Property & Casualty Program Specialist

Serves as a technical resource for members of the Association’s risk management pools and provides member staff with support and guidance for their risk management program(s).

Elizabeth P. Floyd

Chief Financial Officer

(919) 715-0289 Details

Elizabeth P. Floyd

Chief Financial Officer

Provides overall supervision of financial issues and coordinates the financial administration of the Association and the Risk Management Pools. Directs the organization’s financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with lending institutions, shareholders, and the financial community.

(919) 715-0289

Leia Gearhart

Strategic Project Coordinator

(919) 719-1108 Details

Leia Gearhart

Strategic Project Coordinator

Provides strategic planning, guidance and assistance to county governments in the administration and use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and national opioid settlement funds.

(919) 719-1108

Glenn Girton

Technology Services Director

(919) 719-1144 Details

Glenn Girton

Technology Services Director

Provides technical assistance and advice to users of personal computers and networking systems.

(919) 719-1144

William Glenn

Government Relations Manager

919-715-7336 Details

William Glenn

Government Relations Manager

Monitors and acts on state legislative and executive branch issues to implement legislative goals adopted by membership and to protect county interests.

919-715-7336

Amber Harris

Director of Government Relations

(919) 715-7654 Details

Amber Harris

Director of Government Relations

Assist with NCACC’s legislative, policy and member relations objectives by developing and implementing a grassroots program that serves to build strong relationships through communications and programs for the betterment of the membership and NCACC as a whole.
(919) 715-7654

Michelle Harris

Risk Services Specialist

(919) 719-1153 Details

Michelle Harris

Risk Services Specialist

Conducts risk profile evaluations, plans and strategizes risk control services, develops loss trend analysis reports and practical risk control services plans, develops and presents supervisory safety management training; assigned to Eastern Region of the state.

(919) 719-1153

Noah Johnson

Strategic Project Coordinator

(919) 719-1106 Details

Noah Johnson

Strategic Project Coordinator

Provides strategic planning, guidance and assistance to county governments in the administration and use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and national opioid settlement funds.

(919) 719-1106

Scott Kauffman

Assistant Finance Officer

(919) 715-6411 Details

Scott Kauffman

Assistant Finance Officer

Directs and plans the financial activities of the NCACC, Risk Management Pools, NCPTS, CSCA and other grant programs. Prepares reports that summarize and forecast the activities and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings, based on past, present, and expected operations.

(919) 715-6411
Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly

Risk Management Director

(919) 719-1124 Details
Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly

Risk Management Director

Manages the overall operation for the Association’s Risk Management Pools.

(919) 719-1124
Kevin Leonard

Kevin Leonard

Executive Director

(919) 715-4369 Details
Kevin Leonard

Kevin Leonard

Executive Director

Serves as chief executive officer of the association and oversees all activities of the association. Provides day-to-day administrative oversight and coordinates advocacy, research, communications, member services and internal support functions.

(919) 715-4369

Erick Mendez

Strategic Project Coordinator

(919) 719-1107 Details

Erick Mendez

Strategic Project Coordinator

Provides strategic planning, guidance and assistance to county governments in the administration and use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and national opioid settlement funds.

(919) 719-1107

Trinh Ngo

Accounting Manager

(919) 715-4358 Details

Trinh Ngo

Accounting Manager

Responsible for financial accounting of the Association and Risk Management Pools. Ensures that transactions have been properly accounted for and accurately reflect the Associations accounting process. Performs financial account analysis, month-end closing, research, the reconciliation of material financial statement accounts and recording monthly journal entries into the general ledger system. Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, performs payroll administration and assists Controller with department oversight and special projects.

(919) 715-4358

Alex Norwood

Strategic Project Coordinator

(919) 719-1109 Details

Alex Norwood

Strategic Project Coordinator

Provides strategic planning, guidance and assistance to county governments in the administration and use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and national opioid settlement funds.

(919) 719-1109

Miriam Powell

Risk Control Specialist

(919) 719-1151 Details

Miriam Powell

Risk Control Specialist

Conducts risk profile evaluations, plans and strategizes risk control services, develops loss trend analysis reports and practical risk control services plans, develops and presents supervisory safety management training; assigned to Western Region of the state.

(919) 719-1151

Don Reeves

Strategic Project Coordinator

(919) 719-1102 Details

Don Reeves

Strategic Project Coordinator

Provides strategic planning, guidance and assistance to county governments in the administration and use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and national opioid settlement funds.

(919) 719-1102

Nidhi Sachdeva

Director of Strategic Health & Opioid Initiatives

(919) 719-1114 Details

Nidhi Sachdeva

Director of Strategic Health & Opioid Initiatives

Develops and oversees the Association Strategic Health and Opioid Initiatives Program within the Strategic Members Services Department by creating a comprehensive program of outreach, education, and collaboration to assist counties in planning for and utilizing opioid settlement funds, managing strategic health initiatives, and maximizing available resources.

(919) 719-1114

Starbesha Satterwhite

Strategic Project Coordinator

(919) 719-1112 Details

Starbesha Satterwhite

Strategic Project Coordinator

Provides strategic planning, guidance and assistance to county governments in the administration and use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and national opioid settlement funds.

(919) 719-1112

Johnna Sharpe

County Operations Consultant

(919) 719-1105 Details

Johnna Sharpe

County Operations Consultant

Provides management and financial consulting for member county officials and staff in all areas of county government.

(919) 719-1105

Andreu Sutterby

Strategic Project Coordinator

(919) 719-1103 Details

Andreu Sutterby

Strategic Project Coordinator

Provides strategic planning, guidance and assistance to county governments in the administration and use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and national opioid settlement funds.

(919) 719-1103

Julie Totten

Strategic Member Services Assistant

(919) 715-0395 Details

Julie Totten

Strategic Member Services Assistant

Supports the Strategic Member Services department.

(919) 715-0395

Carl Wilkins

Strategic Communications Specialist

(919) 715-4364 Details

Carl Wilkins

Strategic Communications Specialist

Creates written content for Association publications and assists in developing messaging strategy for external audiences including Association membership, key stakeholders, and media outlets.

(919) 715-4364

Matthew Wilson

Strategic Project Coordinator

(919) 719-1112 Details

Matthew Wilson

Strategic Project Coordinator

Provides strategic planning, guidance and assistance to county governments in the administration and use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and national opioid settlement funds.

(919) 719-1112