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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Mick Bowman

Mick Bowman

Communication & Design Associate

Mick (Mackenzie) M. Bowman is a lifelong Yadkin County resident who began her professional career by working for the Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. She held the title of Chamber and Visitors Center Coordinator and developed not only communication and graphic design skills, but also a deep love and appreciation for her local community. She went on to grow her graphic design knowledge by working as a visual artist for a creative agency and is now excited to use her knowledge and abilities at the Shallow Ford Foundation. Mick is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a Bachelor’s degree in General Marketing and a minor in Graphic Communications. She is an active member of Peace Haven Baptist Church in Yadkinville where she supports her husband Jared who serves there as the Student Director. When not working, Mick enjoys volunteering at church as a student leader, spending time with her family, drawing or painting, and being outdoors.

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