About Our Board

BOARD MEMBERS:

 Kim Alexander, Executive Director

  • Community Advocate
  • Graduated from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in Criminal Justice
  • Graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Culinary Arts
  • Competed in the 1976 Olympic Trials
  • Has 25 years sales experience in Corporate America

Joseph Knofczynski, Board Member/Advisor

  • Judicial Clerk at the North Carolina Business Court
  • Graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in Political Science and Economics
  • Graduated from the University of Virginia of Law

Octavia Arthur, Board Member/Volunteer Coordinator

  • Owner/Broker at Arthur Realty, LLC
  • Graduated from NC A&T State University
  • Board Member of Keep Charlotte Beautiful

Arietta Cagnolatti, Board Member

  • Vice President, Senior Delivery Manager at Bank of America
  • Graduated from Tulane University with a degree in Computers and Information Systems
  • Was Technical Support Escalations Manager at IBM

Byron Alexander, Board Member

  • Activity Director at the Lansing Correctional Facility
  • Graduated from Marymount College
  • Regional Director for Kansas/Missouri Buddy Program and President of the Kansas City Buddy Program