John Rex Endowment Announces Directors and Officers

The John Rex Endowment announces two new members of the board of directors. The new directors are LaTasha Bennett, Manager of Community Engagement, UnitedHealthcare, and Tyran Hill, Local/Regional Policy Officer, North Carolina Housing Coalition.

“We appreciate the commitment of our new board members,” said Jimmy Talton, board chair of the John Rex Endowment. “They each have unique perspectives that will complement our existing board strengths. Ms. Bennett understands Wake County’s safety net and the people who are in need of it, thanks to her community outreach experience, and Mr. Hill has a strong affordable housing perspective and policy/systems knowledge. We welcome them as we begin the implementation of our Strategic Roadmap to help children and their families be safe, healthy and reach their full potential.”

The 2018-19 officers of the John Rex Endowment Board are Jimmy Talton, chair; Deborah Nelson, vice-chair; Pablo Escobar, secretary; and Matt Leatherman, treasurer.