Raleigh Local Board

Cliff Benson III currently serves as the National Christian Foundation/ Raleigh Board Chair. He is president of the Palin Foundation in Raleigh NC. The two most influential books that have impacted him are The Bible and The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn. Cliff is most passionate about causes that reach young people for Christ. NCF's ability to utilize tax-wise solutions for transferring wealth to God's Kingdom are just one of the many reasons Cliff remains in support of NCF.

Tom Darden currently serves as the CEO of Cherokee Investment Partners in Raleigh NC. He served as the Chairman of Cherokee Sanford Group, the largest privately-held brick manufacturing company in the US for 16 years. Howard Dayton's Your Money Counts (formally known as Your Money: Frustration or Freedom) has been influential in shaping Tom's spiritual growth. He is most passionate about causes concerning poverty, race and pollution. He believes in NCF's ability to work with complex gifts including real estate is a great vehicle for creating philanthropic capital.

Traynor Reitmeier serves as Vice President, Financial Advisor for CapTrust in Raleigh NC. He is a relationship manager for high net worth individuals, affluent families and professional athletes. The book that has been most influential to his spiritual growth is When You Can't Come Back by Dave Dravecky.  Traynor is passionate about discipleship, especially those students at Broughton High School. He believes NCF's ability to give highly appreciated securities to futher the cause of Kingdom Giving is one of NCF's best giving strategies.

Michele Stone is president of The Stone Agency, a company in the business of communicating ideas that spark positive changes in society.  Michele's walk with God was strongly influenced by her involvement in Triangle Leadership Forum. This 2 year program helps leaders set a clear vision for life's priorities.  Michele enjoys learning what it means to be a true disciple of Christ and letting people see what is really in your life so deep relationships can be be formed.  She values how NCF challenges people to think about their current giving and stewardship decisions so as to leave a legacy honoring to God.  


Board Emeritus

Jim Anthony - CEO for Colliers International Raleigh-Durham/Eastern NC.

Lyston Peebles - Advisor for Cherokee Gives Back

Sally Breedlove - Author and Speaker, www.sallybreedlove.com and Co-Founder Journeymates

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