GREENSBORO, N.C. — Brenna Ragghianti, Guilford Green Foundation executive director, has stepped down from her responsibilities for the organization.

“I am proud of the work I accomplished during this transitional time for GGF reaching out to previously underserved audiences, strengthening community partnerships and working to diversify board leadership”, Ragghianti shared in a release from the organization. “I am confident that GGF will continue to do good work in the community. I look forward to spending time with my wife as I pursue other professional interests,” she added.

“Brenna’s efforts to make GGF more accessible within the LGBT community will be a lasting contribution,” Board Co-Chair Gary Palmer said. He also shared that the foundation will move forward to implement it recently adopted strategic plan. Under the leadership of 2015-16 Co-Chairs Melissa Greer and Jeff Smith, the board is also committed to efficiently and effectively fulfill GGF’s mission.

Office Manager Glenda Miller is handling the day-to-day administrative tasks during the transition period.


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