Executive Committee 2019-2020

Al Beranek

Al Beranek

Chairman of the Board and President of the Corporation

Al Beranek received a B.S. in Chemistry and then served in the U.S. Army.  After the Army, he got his M.B.A. and served multiple corporations. In 1986 he and a partner started their own chemical/manufacturing company, which they sold in 2014. Al and his wife Pat have been married for 43 years. They lived in Pittsburgh for 35 years, retiring to Pinehurst in 2008. They have three daughters and three sons-in-law; one family lives in Texas, one in Illinois, and one in Raleigh. Al and Pat have four grandchildren.

Tim Dwyer

Chairman of the Board and President of the Corporation

Tim Dwyer served on the construction committee since 2005, has been a construction volunteer since 2001. He served on the Board from 2003-09 and was Chairman and President from 2007–2009. More recently, he served as Secretary to the Board. Tim retired from the railroad industry where he held various Marketing and Management positions over a 30-year career. He and his wife Marj have resided in Southern Pines since 2000. They attend St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.

John Sapp

John Sapp

2nd Vice Chair

John R. Sapp received his BA degree from the University of Kansas and his JD from Duke University School of Law. He practiced employment law with Michael, Best and Friedrich, a 300 lawyer firm headquartered in Wisconsin, serving as the firm Managing Partner for 13 years. John is currently a Director and Corporate Secretary of JJ Keller and Associates, a substantial Wisconsin firm . Their related foundation has among other charitable endeavors sponsored the building of about 20 Habitat homes. Community minded, John has served as Chairman or President of the Zoological Society of Milwaukee, Milwaukee Council of Boy Scouts, Sandhills Branch of the English Speaking Union and the Sandhills Enrichment Fund. He also served as a Board Member of the Milwaukee Symphony, Junior Achievement of Milwaukee , Rotary Club of Pinehurst and Lex Mundi, an InternationalAssociation of Law

Randall Phillips

Randall Phillips


Randall Phillips is a retired Corporate Vice President with 30 years experience managing multiple companies. His community activities include current board member and past President of Moore County Community Foundation, current board member and past Treasurer of Given-Tufts Memorial Library and Archives, current board member and President of Companion Animal Foundation of the Sandhills, current board member of Monarch and member of the Finance Committee, past board member and Treasurer of the Weymouth Center, current committee member of AIMS ( Books for Children in Moore County Schools), and member of the Kiwanis Club of the Sandhills. Randall enjoys golf and other activities. Randall and his wife Sandra have been married 54 years and have three children and 11 grandchildren. They have been residents of Pinehurst since 1999.

Lisa Fagan

Lisa Fagan


Lisa Fagan is currently a Portfolio Manager in BB&T’s Commercial Lending Department. A military veteran, Lisa has lived in the Sandhills since 2010. She is an active member and past Board member of the Southern Pines Rotary Club. Lisa is married with two children. She attends Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Her hobbies include running, cooking and volunteering

Rita DiNapoli

Rita DiNapoli

Americus Chair

Rita J. DiNapoli is a native North Carolinian with an early professional background in corporate banking and portfolio management. She became a business owner in the 1990’s. While traveling from NC to NYC, she met and married native New Yorker, Len DiNapoli, a corporate attorney. They resided in Manhattan before moving to Pinehurst in 2005. While living and working in Charlotte, Rita supported the Assistance League, Mint Museum, Heart Association and Performing Arts Center. She was an avid producer and director of many of Charlotte’s major fundraisers. In Pinehurst, Rita has served as President and Ways and Means Chairman of Women of the Pines; Secretary of the Board of Friends of Weymouth; President of Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills; as Gala Co-chair for Habitat in 2013, 14 and 15 past Secretary and board member of Friends of Weymouth Cultural Arts Center; she serves on the Sandhills Community College Foundation Board. She has dedicated her spare time to making a difference in the community since moving to Pinehurst.

Board Members 2018-2019

Charles Cobb was born in Augusta, Georgia, and reared in Hamlet. He and his wife Kim reside in Rockingham. They have two grown daughters, Emile and Mara. Chuck is a retired Senior United States Probation Officer. He was the Mental Health Treatment Specialist for U.S. Probation/U.S. District Court, in the Middle District of North Carolina in four counties including Moore County. Currently, Chuck is a licensed Private Investigator/Armed Certified, in North Carolina, who works part time. Chuck has extensive volunteer experience in Richmond County including Rockingham Rotary-Past President; Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman; Crime Stoppers Association-Past Vice Chairman; Domestic Violence Community Response Team; Sexual Assault Response Team ; Our Daily Bread Board of Directors; Reader to 3rd & 4th grade students; Literacy Council Board of Directors and North Carolina Crime Stopper Association Board of Directors. An active member of Fellowship United Methodist Church, Chuck chairs the Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee and serves on the Church Council , Finance Committee, Nurture-Outreach-Witness (NOW) Committee, and is a member of Methodist Men’s Club.
Lisa Fagan is currently a Portfolio Manager in BB&T’s Commercial Lending Department. A military veteran, Lisa has lived in the Sandshills since 2010. She is an active member and past Board member of the Southern Pines Rotary Club. Lisa is married with two children. She attends Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Her hobbies include running, cooking and volunteering.
Bert Harrell is one of our most valued “Hardcore Regular Volunteers” on the construction site each week. Bert graduated from Atlantic Christian College (now Barton College) with a BS degree in Health & Physical Education. He taught from 1965-1969, and worked for 3 years with North Carolina Natural Gas. Bert then worked from 1972-2013 with CP&L, Progress Energy, Duke-Progress and retired in 2013. He and his wife, Brenda, have two children who reside in Greensboro. He has been an active member of Southern Pines First Baptist Church since 1966.
Sharon Lawson moved to Pinehurst from St. Lucia in 2011. She and her husband, Carnie, split their time between Pinehurst and Rye Beach, New Hampshire. Sharon has served on many Boards, including Westside Day Nursery, Pelham Junior League (Treasurer), Bartow-Pell Conservancy, Pelham Art Center, Pawasol, and was founding member of “Grow Well Jr. Golf-St. Lucia.” She and Carnie have five children and 11 grandchildren. Sharon was an incredible addition to the Gala Committee in 2015 and 2016.
Timothy S. Maples has extensive professional experience in the financial services industry. He has been an Executive Vice President at First Bank since 2000 where he serves as Chief Investment Officer and Director of First Bank Insurance Services. Tim graduated with honors with a BS in accounting from East Carolina University in 1987. He received additional training at the Robert E. Morris Commercial Lending School at ECU and at the Advanced Management School of Banking at UNC Chapel Hill. Tim was a professional baseball player with the Baltimore Orioles for five years before attending college. Tim and his wife live in Seven Lakes.
Bob McVay is a native of Oklahoma who graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. Bob served eight years in the Air Force including two years on Air Force One for President Lyndon Johnson. He worked for Hartford Insurance for 8 years and started Pinehurst Insurance in 1978. Bob was a charter member of Pinehurst Rotary and was its President in 1984. Bob has served on many Boards, including Centura Bank, Pinetree Enterprises, and IIANC. He has been President of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina since 1994. He is currently serving on the Moore County Transportation Committee and the Western Connector Sub-Committee. He is married to Linda Sundahl McVay, and is the father of two sons. Bob currently lives in Pinehurst.
Marianne Moulton and her husband Craig retired to Pinehurst from Northern Virginia five years ago. She is originally from the Boston area. Marianne spent 16 years working for the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. She also spent three years with SPNEA in a consulting role. Marianne is a volunteer in the ReStore. Marianne and Craig have been married for 49 years, and have a daughter who is married, and works as a Social Worker in Alexandria, Virginia.
Brett Webb is a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors in Pinehurst since 2013. Brett's focus is providing individuals and businesses with targeted, comprehensive financial planning and portfolio management. His previous professional background was in sales and finance, from corporate level to small business. Brett has lived in Richmond County since he was a small child. He and wife, Olivia, live in Ellerbe with their son, Larkin. Brett is president of the Board of Directors of the Rankin Museum of American Heritage and has been active with the museum since 2011. Brett is an avid outdoorsman- he enjoys golf, fly fishing and bird hunting with his English cocker spaniel, Joe.
Fallon McIver Brewington, a Richmond County native and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club program, has spent the last five years of a career dedicated to nonprofits working for Communities in Schools, a national dropout prevention program. Brewington grew up in Richmond County and moved to Durham to finish high school at the North Carolina School of Math and Science. She then went on to graduate from NC State University in Raleigh. She says that while living in the Triangle area she got used to having a lot of places to go and things to do.
Karen Dulmage, originally from the Northern VA/DC area, married into the Army and came to the Sandhills about six years ago, with two teenage step-daughters. Since moving here, she and her husband have had two boys, ages four and almost two. In addition to her role as mother, Karen is an Area Manager, Vice President, for Main Street Home Loans in Pinehurst. She has been in the mortgage business for more than 15 years. She loves helping people realize the dream of home ownership and enjoys crunching numbers, being outside, traveling to new places and discovering new things.
Robin P Graham, Ph.D, M.P.H. is a senior executive scientist with expertise in clinical medicine, health services, and population health intervention, research and evaluation. Dr. Graham’s work is devoted to scientific evidence translation and policy development for high quality, high value, patient-centered health outcomes. Methodologically Robin is skilled in a large variety of scientific research and statistical analytic traditions. Robin has held leadership positions at the National Academy of Sciences/National Academy of Medicine (Washington, DC); UnitedHealthGroup/Optum/Lewin Group (Falls Church, VA); and Phillips Lyle LLP, and School of Medicine, State University of New York (Buffalo, NY). Robin received her Ph.D. and M.P.H. with concentrations in epidemiology and health behavior at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Helen Probst Mills, her husband Stuart and two of their three children moved to Pinehurst in 2006 to be closer to family after her legal career with major investment banks. Helen serves on the Board of Trustees of the Sandhills Community College and is the Development Co-Chair of the Foundation Board of SCC. She is an active community member on the board of Northern Moore Family Resource Center, Outreach Committee of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church and Kiwanis Club of the Sandhills. Helen graduated from The University of Chicago and received her JD from Case Western Reserve Law School. Helen served on the Auxiliary Board of the First Health Moore Regional Hospital for three years and has been very active in her children’s schools. Dedicated to The University of Chicago, Helen helped establish a NC alumni club, and she has served for six years on the University-wide Alumni board. Stuart and Helen have been proud supporters of scholarship programs at The University of Chicago and at SCC. Helen loves to read, travel and collect fossils and seashells.
Alona Sloan has lived in North Carolina for 38 years. Her twin sons graduated from UNC Chapel Hill She has two grandsons. An alumnus of Bowie State and Michigan State University, Alona worked as a manager with the Bell System, Miller Brewing and Stroh Brewing Company and RJR Tobacco. Changing careers, she became a Child and Adult Protective Service Social Worker, retiring in 2011 as supervisor. In addition to volunteering at Habitat, she has volunteered with the Urban League, Boy and Girl Scouts, food and clothing drives, relief after riots, and summer classes to prepare children to return to school. She has served on the board of State Employees Credit Union, Pinehurst Rotary Club, Junior Achievement and is a member and officer of New Zio AME Zion Methodist Church.

Our Directors

Amy Fraley


Executive Director

Amie began her career with Habitat for Humanity as a volunteer. After serving for a term on the Board of Directors, she joined the staff team as Finance Director. In 2014, she stepped into the role of Executive Director. In this role, she provides overall executive leadership of the affiliate in accordance with the direction set by the affiliate Board of Directors including oversight of the fund development efforts to support the organization.

Amie graduated from Miami University (OH) with a degree in accountancy, has five years of public accounting experience and eight years of nonprofit fund development experience.

Kim Braddy


Restore Director

Kimberly began her career with Habitat in May 2014. Bringing over 25 years of Retail and Non Profit Management Experience with Goodwill, Bass, and Polo. The ReStores currently fund four homes a year at an estimated cost of $400,000. One of Kimberly’s major roles is donation outreach and partnership development. Along with her hardworking, mission driven ReStore Teams, she would like to raise that goal from four homes to five this fiscal year.

Farrah Pulliam


Contruction and Finance Director

Farrah began her career with Habitat for Humanity as Finance Manager in March 2017. In October 2017, Farrah soon took the challenge of Construction Director and has since lead Finance and Construction together. Farrah manages the daily task of building hope through Habitat homes. Farrah came to habitat as a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments. Farrah has been an Unclassified General Contractor in North Carolina since 2008. Farrah’s experience is in residential construction and she owned a construction company for several years, with a primary focus on asphalt. Farrah has an associate degree in Accounting and has experience working in the accounting field. Farrah earned a Project Management Certificate through NCDOT via NC State University. Farrah says putting nails of stability in the foundation of humanity makes her reflect on how blessed her life has been. Farrah states that Habitat promotes opportunities for all people; and Sandhills Habitat is at the forefront in female leadership opportunities.

Our ReStore Managers

Dondi Jones


ReStore Manager, Moore County

Dondi Jones has been a part of Habitat of the NC Sandhills for the past nine years, He began as a driver doing pickups of donations, and eventually worked his way up to ReStore manager, where he has been for the past three years. Dondi manages 6 full-time paid staff and approximately 60 volunteers on a week to week basis. His role also includes daily monitoring of sales and inventory that comes in and out of the ReStore. Dondi says that “It’s been great to be a part of something great!!”