Meet the Staff
Diana Parrish – Executive Director
Diana joined the staff in February 2012 as interim Executive Director and then became the Executive Director in July 2012. She served on the Board of Directors prior to the ED position which gave her a good solid grounding for Komen. She is a visionary and a strong proponent of collaboration on all levels. Her favorite saying at Susan G. Komen Northwest NC is “Together we can make a greater impact!”
Megan Wood – Community Engagement Director
A Winston-Salem native, Megan joined the team in April 2013 as the Event Coordinator for the Affiliate. She comes from a non-profit background specializing in event planning and sponsorship management. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and then went on to complete her MBA at East Carolina University. Her free time is spent enjoying time with her husband, Chris, and her black lab, Emma. For fun she loves to travel, play tennis, and shop for Lilly clothing.
Ebony Pratt – Community Outreach Coordinator – East
Ebony joined the Komen Northwest NC team as an intern in January 2014. A graduate of UNC Greensboro, Ebony is now the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Affiliate. Ebony’s favorite thing about working at Komen Northwest NC is meeting the survivors and hearing their stories. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, hanging out with friends & family and traveling.
Brittany Garrett – Community Outreach Coordinator – West
Brittany joined Komen Northwest NC in April 2016 as the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Affiliate’s western counties. A Mooresville native and East Carolina University graduate, Brittany became passionate about Komen after interning for the Charlotte Affiliate in 2015. Her favorite thing about working at Komen Northwest NC is seeing the impact made in individuals’ lives on a daily basis. In her spare time Brittany likes to spoil her husky puppy, go to the beach, and spend time with her friends and family.
Wendy Harless – Finance Assistant
A southwestern Virginia native, Wendy joined the Komen NWNC team in June 2016 as the Finance Assistant for the Affiliate. She comes from both a healthcare and business background. Wendy completed her undergraduate degree at George Mason University, attended Hollins University for graduate school, and obtained her RN degree in Winston-Salem. She became passionate about educating the community as a volunteer for the Affiliate in 2015. In her spare time, Wendy enjoys zumba, yoga, hiking with her family, and gardening.
Pam Hill – Development Assistant
A native of Surry County, Pam is new to Komen NW NC as of July 2016. Pam has worked with local non-profits for over 15 years specializing in information management and event planning. Being out of the non-profit world for years, she is excited about getting back to such rewarding work. Pam has been married for over 22 years and has two boys that keep her very busy. When not busy with her family, Pam enjoys gardening in her spare time.
Kendyl Trevena – Marketing and Graphics Consultant
Kendyl joined the Komen Northwest NC team as an intern in May 2014. A graduate of High Point University, Kendyl is now the Marketing and Graphics Specialist for the Affiliate. Kendyl’s commitment to our mission and work goes far beyond anything we have ever experienced. She is a gem with so much talent!