Meet Our Staff

 Sandi Scannelli

Sandi Scannelli

President/CEO

Sandi Scannelli was appointed in 2018 as the first President & CEO of the Foundation. She joined the Foundation with more than eight years of community foundation experience, having served as President & CEO for community foundations in both Virginia and Florida. She received numerous civic awards and recognition for her community focus, solutions implemented to emerging challenges, and leadership. Sandi earned a Bachelor of Arts from Mary Baldwin University, with a concentration in Business. In her free time, she enjoys walking, cooking, and cultural activities with friends and neighbors.

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Greg Keener

Greg Keener

Program Officer

Greg joined the Foundation in December 2020, having worked for more than 15 years in development and educational programming with Triad nonprofit organizations and higher education. He’s also been an active volunteer, serving with numerous organizations during that same time including programs of the Forsyth County Library, the Piedmont Environmental Alliance, and Crisis Control Ministries. Greg serves on the board and as a camp counselor of the Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference, and Retreat Center and has been a Rotarian since 2015. He graduated from Leadership Winston-Salem in 2007. Greg earned his undergraduate degree from Guilford College in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Nonprofit Management and a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Appalachian State University. Outside of the office, you are likely to find Greg with his wife Molly and son Rex at the local bookstore, on a hiking trail, or running 5k race.

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Crystal Hughes

Crystal Hughes

Communication & Design Associate (P/T)

With the growing number of programs and scholarships, so has the need grown for more donor and community communication. Crystal is a graduate of Guilford Technical College with a degree in Graphic Design and certifications in photography and computer graphics. Crystal brings more than 15 years of experience in the communication field with several organizations. She grew up in Clemmons, with family roots in Wilkes County. Crystal loves Clemmons’ unique small-town quality and continues to live in Clemmons with her husband and two sons. She is excited to combine her gifts for photography, communications, and design with her heart for “the greater good”.

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