SECU Family House names new executive director

SECU Family House, a 40-bedroom hospitality house in Chapel Hill serving critically ill patients and their families, has a new executive director, Janice McAdams:

McAdams will officially start in June, filling the role left by former Executive Director Greg Kirkpatrick, who stepped down in December 2012 after more than seven years with the organization. Janice Ross, who directs operations at SECU Family House, has served as interim executive director.

“Janice McAdams rose to the top as a natural and exceptional fit for this position,” says SECU Family House Board President Bob Woodruff. “She brings with her years of experience in all facets of fundraising, as well as the compassion, leadership and community spirit our families, volunteers, and donors have come to expect.”

McAdams departs Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill, where she has worked since 1997 as Director of Advancement and, more recently, Director of Community Advancement. Among her many accomplishments, she has overseen exponential growth in the Trinity Annual Fund, guided two capital campaigns totaling $10 million and established a scholarship endowment.

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