Holly Welch Stubbing is CEO of E4E Relief LLC and Executive Vice President of E4E Relief’s parent organization, Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC). FFTC launched the first employee relief fund program for a Fortune 15 company in response to the events of 9/11 and has led multiple disaster response grantmaking efforts across the globe. In the past 20 years, Holly designed and implemented programs that led to the creation and spinoff of E4E Relief. In addition to E4E Relief, Holly currently oversees the Advancement functions at FFTC including business development, legal & compliance and investments.
Holly lives in Charlotte, North Carolina and serves on the Wake Forest University Charlotte Executive Board, the Trinity Episcopal School Board of Trustees and the Seymour Legacy Trust Board of Trustees. She also serves as past Board Chair of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Foundation and on the boards of the Charlotte Library Foundation and the Alliance for Charitable Reform. She is a German Marshall Fund Marshall Memorial Fellow and is a recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal’s Women in Business Award and 40 under 40 recognitions. Holly was Charlotte AFP’s Fundraiser of the Year Award in 2013 and was recently honored by KPMG and CREW as an Athena Woman of Service. Holly was recently named as Co-Lead Instructor for the Wake Forest Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management starting in fall 2020.
Holly holds a Global Executive MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, a J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law and B.A. in Speech Communications and International Studies from Wake Forest University. Holly is a member of the North Carolina and Tennessee Bar Associations.
Lynette Bell is president of the Truist Foundation, an organization committed to collaborating with innovative companies and investing in communities to build better lives. In this role, she is responsible for strategic philanthropy, deepening strong partnerships with nonprofits and strengthening local communities in the areas of leadership development, economic mobility, thriving communities and educational equity.
Bell has served as a board member of the Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership and National Church Residences.
Bell received her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and certification as a compliance manager from the University of Georgia and the Georgia Bankers Association.
Lydia Dishman is a business journalist who writes about the intersection of tech, leadership, commerce, and innovation. She is a regular contributor to Fast Company and has written for CBS Moneywatch, Fortune, The Guardian, Popular Science, and the New York Times, among others. She is coauthor of the book Survive to Thrive. Over the course of her career, she’s interviewed a variety of well-known executives including Diane Von Furstenberg, Gregg Steinhafel, former CEO of Target, Mickey Drexler, former CEO of J.Crew, Christopher Bailey of Burberry, Mary Barra of General Motors, Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records, Alexis Ohanian of Reddit, Tony Hsieh of Zappos, and other luminaries such as Adrian Grenier, Romany Malco, and Tom Brokaw.