Jennifer Joye is the Executive Director of the Lake Wylie Children’s Charity (LWCC) and has been active with the charity since day one. Prior to LWCC, she was engaged in raising funds for the annual concert benefit under the legacy organization Justin Mychals Child Cancer Foundation, which began in 2003 to help a local family with a child with cancer.
Jennifer, board chair Haven Presley, and board member Sid were instrumental in continuing the fight for children with life threatening illnesses and created LWCC in 2012.
As Executive Director, Jennifer is responsible for orchestrating events and activities, working alongside with volunteers, sponsors, and the board of directors, to provide much needed funds to families in need. She also works with local hospitals and other avenues to identify children with life-threatening illnesses who might benefit from LWCC’s community contributions.
Jennifer is a licensed employee benefits representative with Watson Insurance, covering clients from North Carolina to Florida. Prior to Watson Insurance, she was in the restaurant business at T-Bones on the Lake and other Across the Bridge Inc. restaurants. She also has been active with the Charlotte and National Association of Health Underwriters, United Way, Red Cross, and adopted a troop for USO.
Kim Hill has served on the LWCC Board of Directors for the past four years. As a member of the board, she is responsible for helping orchestrate marketing, communications, public relations, and social media for the organization. She is also an active member of her church’s children’s programs, is a past board member of A Child’s Place in Charlotte, and an advisor to the Evansville, Indiana, YMCA.
Kim is a 20+ year marketing and communications veteran who currently is a Change Management Lead at North Highland Consulting, a company that is dedicated to giving back to the community. Outside of consulting, she was a marketing/public relations vice president for a national advertising firm and has experience as a department director for several organizations.
Kim, her husband David, and their dog Chico, live on Lake Wylie in Belmont, North Carolina.