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Our Philanthropy Team

Michelle Schneider

Michelle Schneider, Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

Michelle Schneider is vice president and chief philanthropy officer for Cone Health.

Schneider joined the Office of Institutional Advancement in 2017 as senior philanthropy officer. She became chief philanthropy officer in 2019.

Schneider earned a bachelor’s degree in social work and a master’s degree in public affairs from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).

Schneider serves as board chair of The Enrichment Fund for Guilford County Schools and is a member of the UNCG Alumni Board and the board of the Women’s Professional Forum.

Email: michelle.schneider@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-832-9458

Alamance County (Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation)

Katie Boon

Katie Boon, Director, System-wide Philanthropy and Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation

Katie started as the Director of the Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation in 2013. In her time as Director, she has helped to assist the patients at Alamance Regional Medical Center that are battling illness or tragic circumstances and may be struggling financially.

Prior to coming into her role as Director, Katie served as the Director of Resource Development at United Way of Alamance County. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a certificate in nonprofit management from Duke University.

Katie enjoys connecting people and their passions to help those in need of assistance at Alamance Regional Medical Center through donating their time, service and funding.

Email: katie.boon@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-538-7946

Jordan Wood

Jordan Wood, Foundation Associate

Jordan has been with the Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation since 2017. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in public relations and minors in Spanish and business at Peace College in Raleigh, NC.

Jordan serves the foundation in marketing and event planning, and manages the donor database.

Email: jordan.morriswood@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-538-7941

Guilford County (Office of Institutional Advancement)

Pam Barrett

Pam Barrett, Senior Philanthropy Officer, Cancer Services

Pam began working with Cone Health as a consultant in 2012 and subsequently joined the Office of Fund Development (now Institutional Advancement) in the part-time role of Senior Philanthropy Officer.

Her primary focus with Cone Health has been fundraising to support Cone Health’s Cancer Center along with other special projects such as funding for nursing education, sickle cell services and the healing gardens on the Wesley Long Hospital campus.

Pam has experience with a number of capital campaigns and extensive experience as a nonprofit community leader. She served as the founding CEO for Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro for over 20 years.

Pam earned a bachelor's degree in sociology and a master’s degree in social work. She is a board-certified fellow within the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Email: Pam.Barrett@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-832-9446

Ruth Heyd

Ruth Heyd, Philanthropy Officer, Heart Care Services

Ruth Darling Heyd is a North Carolina native from Charlotte that landed in Greensboro at UNC-Greensboro studying piano performance. She loves music, cooking, art and wellness. She currently is a member of the Institutional Advancement Team at Cone Health as a Philanthropy Officer focused on the Heart & Vascular Center.

Her career paths have led her to running a kitchen at Lucky 32 in the mid 90’s, the Greensboro Montessori School as their Development and Marketing Director, Corporate Management and Event Planning for the O.Henry and Proximity Hotel and raising funds for the American Heart Association as their Executive Director over the greater Triad region. She’s passionate about fundraising and creating connections in the greater Greensboro community.

Her passion around wellness and heart health makes her very excited about her current role at Cone Health. She is also a board member Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC-Greensboro. 

Email: ruth.heyd@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-707-3134

Patricia Teter

Tricia Teter, Philanthropy Officer, Women's & Children's Services

Directly supporting pediatric and OB/GYN care, Tricia focuses on the Women’s & Children’s Fund, NICU, Pediatric Complex Care Program, The Tim and Carolynn Rice Center for Child and Adolescent Health and many other Cone Health priorities.

Prior to joining Cone Health, Tricia was a member of University Advancement at Elon University. She is a proud double graduate of Elon University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in strategic communications and a master's degree in business administration.

Tricia serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Greater Greensboro and is a member of the teaching team at Dancing Dogs Yoga Greensboro. She is passionate about travel, wellness, relationships and the power of philanthropy.

Email: patricia.teter@conehealth.com

Phone: 704-293-2860

Paul Crellin

Paul Crellin, Senior Manager, Donor Development

Paul leads the operational side of Institutional Advancement that includes data management and reporting, gift processing and stewardship, prospect research, grant writing and communications.

Paul joined Cone Health in 2006 following service to the Country Doctor Museum, the East Carolina University (ECU) Medical and Health Sciences Foundation, ECU University Advancement and Elon University Advancement. He has a bachelor's degree in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master's degree in public administration from ECU.

Email: paul.crellin@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-832-9456

Amy Postel

Amy C. Postel, Engagement and Annual Giving Officer

Amy has been with Cone Health since 2007 and has worked in a variety of roles within the health system. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in human Services from Elon University.

Email: amy.postel@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-832-9453

Tammy Dove

Tammy Dove, Gift Processor

Tammy Dove has worked for Cone Health since 1997. She is a 1992 North Carolina A & T State University Magna Cum Laude graduate with a B.S. degree in Accounting. Tammy worked in Professional Fee Billing from 1997 to 2012 serving in the roles of Medical Claims Follow Up Representative, Team Leader and Supervisor. Tammy has also held roles as an Accountant and a Clinic Registrar within Cone Health.

When she is not working at Cone Health, Tammy spends her time caring for family and volunteering in the community. Tammy has been a caregiver to her comatose aunt, who was also a community activist since 2008. Dove has been serving on the board of the Sherri Denese Jackson Foundation for the Prevention of Domestic Violence since May 2019 in the capacity of Treasurer.

Email: tammy.dove@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-832-9452

Jennifer Shoffner

Jennifer Shoffner, Alight Program Coordinator

Jennifer joined Cone Health in 2017 as the Alight Program Coordinator. Prior to joining the health system she was the Marketing Director for the Alight Foundation, an independent non-profit supporting local women who are newly-diagnosed with breast cancer through education, peer mentoring and emergency assistance funds.

After three years being with the non-profit, the Alight Program was officially integrated as a program offered by Cone Health and Jennifer continues to ensure that the original program mission and goals are met each year.

Her earlier work includes corporate marketing and advertising for QBE The Americas and United Guaranty here in Greensboro, NC. Jennifer graduated from UNC Charlotte with a bachelor’s degree in English and minor in communications. She and her husband, David, have two beautiful girls and a Boykin Spaniel named Gunner.

Email: jennifer.shoffner@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-832-0027

Michelle Morgan

Michelle Morgan, Gift Recorder and Senior Executive Assistant

Michelle has been with Cone Health since 2004 in various roles within the health system including support of Women’s Hospital Facilities Management and coordination of Volunteer Services.

Originally from Massachusetts, she attended Massasoit Community College where she earned her associates degree in office administration – legal concentration then a few years later attended Bridgewater State College (now Bridgewater State University) to earn a bachelor's degree in physical education, exercise science/health fitness with a minor in Business.

Email: michelle.morgan@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-832-9450

Rockingham County (Annie Penn Foundation)

Stokes Ann Hunt

Stokes Ann Hunt, MHA, RN, CPHQ, Director, Annie Penn Foundation

Stokes Ann joined the Annie Penn Hospital Foundation Board of Directors in 2006 and was Board Chair from 2009-2010. She joined Cone Health/Annie Penn Hospital as Director of the Annie Penn Hospital Foundation in 2011. Stokes Ann works closely with the board of directors to manage the operational, strategic and financial planning of all foundation activities.

Stokes Ann is a Registered Nurse with a master’s degree in health administration and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ).

Email: stokes.hunt@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-951-4628

Taylor Lake

Taylor Lake, Foundation and Community Care Coordinator

Taylor joined the Annie Penn Hospital Foundation in 2018.

She earned her bachelor's in Communication Studies with a concentration in Health Communications and a minor in Sociology from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

She serves the foundation in event planning, marketing, community outreach, and manages the donor database.

Email: taylor.lake@conehealth.com

Phone: 336-951-4663