Our Staff

Tami Sender, President & CEO

Tami Sender has a notable 30-year track record in the nonprofit arena.  During her nine-year tenure as the president and CEO of the Greater Joliet IL Area YMCA, Sender led two successful capital campaigns raising $11.3 million and oversaw construction of ...
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Ashley Maher, Director of Marketing & Development

Ashley Maher

Ashley Maher joined Charlotte Community Foundation as the Director of Marketing & Development in March 2017. Serving previously as the Director of Marketing with Unity Medical, Ashley has a history of working in nonprofits in addition to serving on various ...
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Jan Stephens

Jan received a Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University in 1986.  After graduating, Jan moved to the Chicago area and remained there for 14 years.  Jan worked as a legal assistant/office manager for a couple of small law firms.  ...
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Suzanne Herron

In January 2018, Suzanne Herron joined the Charlotte Community Foundation as the Chief Accounting Manager.  Suzanne moved to Charlotte County in 2010 from Washington DC, where she headed the Accounting and Human Resources Departments for the International Spy Museum. Once ...
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Merry Bise

Merry Bise joined the Charlotte Community Foundation in 2016. Merry was born in Illinois, was raised in both Ohio and Illinois, and moved to Alabama where she earned her Bachelors in Music Education from the University of Montevallo.   Merry retired ...
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