Our Staff

Sandy Cyr, Managing Editor

Sandy holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design, and
an MPA with a focus in Nonprofit Management from NC State University. When not
talking about nonprofits ad nauseum, she enjoys spending time with her family and
friends, fostering cats for the local shelter, gardening, running, biking and horseback riding.

Krystin Gollihue, Graduate Editor

Krystin Gollihue is a PhD student in the Communication, Rhetoric & Digital Media
program at NC State University. Her research explores material publics within Maker communities.

Jack Ahern, Graduate Assistant Editor

Jack Ahern is a second year Masters of Public Administration student focusing on
Nonprofit Management at NC State University. Jack has his BA in Political Science

and History from the  University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. When not nonprofit'ing,

Jack enjoys biking, listening to podcasts, and patiently waiting for more seasons of the
Great British Bake-Off to come to Netflix.

Haily Jones, Communication Assistant

Haily Jones is a Junior in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at NC State
, studying English Secondary Education.

Advisory Council

The PJ advisory council offers recommendations regarding the guidance and direction of the Philanthropy Journal.

Beth Briggs

Robert Bush
Arts & Science Council

Jeannette Butterworth
Program Consultant
WNC Nonprofit Pathways

Lance Edwards
Vice President, Planning and Community Investment
United Way of Asheville/Buncombe County

Steve Hayes
Executive Director
Guilford Consortium

Karla Lewis
Senior Research Specialist
SERVE Center

Sandra Phelps
Executive Director
United Way of Coastal Carolina

Shaheen Syal
Director of Communications
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Katie Todd
Director of Digital Strategies
NC League of Conservation Voters