Women Together

Making a difference in baldwin County

Our Leadership


  • Melanie Harris

    President - Class of 2018

    Melanie lives in Montrose and joined Impact 100 in 2008 as a founding member.  She holds a BA in Psychology from Loyola University in New Orleans.  Melanie is a Wealth Management Advisor and CFP® with Merrill Lynch in Fairhope.  She is a past president of Fairhope Sunset Rotary.  Melanie has chaired several focus groups in Impact 100, chaired the Events Committee and was Grants Co-Chair in 2014 and Governance Chair in 2015.

  • Andie Noonan

    Treasurer - Class of 2018

    Andie lives in Montrose and has been a member of Impact 100 since 2010. She holds a BS in Finance and an MBA from the University of South Alabama. She previously worked for Regions Financial in Mobile and as CFO, HR Director, and Risk Management Officer for Citizens Bank in Baldwin County. She is now the Financial Administrator for the United States District Court in Mobile. She has served as Treasurer and has assisted Focus Groups in the analysis of financial data of agencies applying for grants and has served on the Environment, Recreation and Preservation Focus Group.

  • Necie Borroni

    Assistant Treasurer - Class of 2020

    A native of Meridian, MS, Necie moved to Fairhope in 2004.  She is a CPA with an accounting degree from Millsaps College and an MBA from the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga. Necie has spent most of her career as CFO and CEO for various healthcare organizations (most recently Mercy Medical) and established her own CPA and financial planning practice two years ago with offices in Fairhope and Mobile.  Necie joined Impact 100 in 2016 and served on the Arts and Culture Focus Group that year and on the Environment, Preservation and Recreation Focus Group in 2017. She is currently serving as Assistant Treasurer.

  • Sheila Hale

    Recording Secretary - Class of 2019

    Sheila lives in Spanish Fort. She joined Impact100 in 2012 and has served on a Focus Group since her first year, chairing a group for the past two years. Sheila has her degree in Finance from the University of West Florida and is a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch. She served as treasurer on WSRE Foundation Board for 6 years, her Home Owners Association Board for 6 years, and the SFES PTA Board for 2 years. She has also served as a volunteer for Covenant Hospice. When asked which organization she is most passionate about, Sheila always replies “Impact100 Baldwin County.”

  • Nancye Wolfe

    Membership Secretary - Class of 2020

    A resident of Fairhope, Nancye joined Impact 100 in 2008 as a founding member. She holds a BS in Accounting from the University of South Alabama and is the CFO at Precision IBC. Nancye served on the Impact Board of Directors previously (2010 – 2012); she has served as chair of the Education Focus Group (2011), a member of the Environment, Preservation and Recreation Focus Group (2013), and as Treasurer (2011, 2012). Nancye served as the Grants Chair in 2015 and 2016. She currently serves as Membership Secretary.

  • Susan Lovelady

    Immediate Past President - Class of 2018

    Susan lives in Daphne with her husband Joe. She joined Impact 100 in 2012, and was appointed to Impact’s board of directors in 2014, where she has served since as Assistant Treasurer, Treasurer, and as President, and currently serves as Governance Chair.  Susan’s career is centered in healthcare development, administration, and finance, most recently as SVP/COO of a regional healthcare organization. Holding a BS in Accounting and an MBA degree from Auburn University, she has served several entities in governance and leadership capacities.

Board Members at Large

  • Deb Carlson

    Class of 2019

    Deb received a BA degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from SMU. After a short career in the airline industry, and a long career as an entrepreneur starting and owning four businesses, she and her husband retired to Gulf Shores in 2010. She joined Impact 100 Baldwin County in 2014 and has  served on Focus Groups analyzing financial statements of grant. She has been a member of the Executive Board of First Liberty Institute for 25 years, a national non-profit that protects our First Amendment Right to freedom of speech and worship. Deb is passionate about Impact 100 because she feels that it “gives everyone the opportunity to make a difference and leave a legacy.”

  • Lucy Douty

    Class of 2019

    Lucy lives in Foley. She and her husband moved from the Boston area six years ago.  After joining Impact 100 in 2014, she feels it is the best thing she has done since coming to Alabama.  She received her undergraduate degree from Northeastern University and did post-graduate work at Simmons College.  She worked in marketing and public relations in CNC manufacturing and then worked as Director of Public Relations and TQM in a private financial services firm. Since leaving the business world, she has worked as a volunteer for many worthy non-profit organizations.  She has served on the Impact 100 Membership Committee and has served on several Impact 100 focus groups.

  • Carol Gordon

    Class of 2019

    Carol grew up in Decatur, AL and attended college at USA Mobile, graduating with a BS in 1977. After, she went to work in the Commercial Insurance Industry was instrumental in helping a small firm grow into a national, 20+ office, 1000+ employee firm. She and her husband retired early and moved aboard a boat that they sailed 8000 miles over a year and half period before moving to Fairhope in 2006. She served her profession by being a member of and chairing various industry groups, and she also served her community as Chair and member of Crisis Center (Birmingham), Girl Scout leader, Junior Achievement instructor, and various other non-profits. Carol joined Impact in 2011 and has served on several Focus Groups and been active in membership campaigns.

  • Anne Irving

    Class of 2020

    A native of Biloxi, Anne retired to Fairhope from Southern California in 2014, where she lives with her husband and mother. Anne has over 30 years experience in financial services consulting, sales and executive leadership, including work with Fortune 500 multinational corporations on technology and treasury-related solutions as well as consumer wealth management and consumer financial services. She is currently a realtor with Keller Williams – Gulf Shores, Daphne and Orange Beach. Anne’s past community involvement includes Junior Achievement of Los Angeles, Guide Dogs for the Blind Greater Los Angeles, and Los Angeles Food Bank. Anne joined Impact 100 in 2016 and served as a member of the Education Focus Group last year. She co-chaired the Education Focus Group in 2017.

  • Nancy Lambe

    Class of 2020

    In 2003 Nancy retired and moved to Fairhope with her husband Clint. She flunked retirement and joined the faculty of USA’s Mitchell College of Business teaching undergraduate management courses. Nancy’s professional life includes more than 20 years of management experience in consumer products manufacturing and engineering having held management positions with Sara Lee, Procter & Gamble and others. She received her MBA in Industrial Management and BS in Civil Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. She is a Licensed Professional Engineer (IL) and Illinois State Scholar. Nancy joined Impact 100 in 2011 and has served on a Focus Group each year, as member, co-chair or chair, and most recently chaired the Education Focus Group in 2017.

  • Barbara Levitt

    Class of 2018

    Barbara lives in Fairhope and has been a member of Impact 100 since 2013. She received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from University of South Alabama. She is currently VP of M & F Casuals in Fairhope and has previous experience with Bloomingdale’s and J Crew. She is on the board of Downtown Fairhope Business Association and a contributing member of the MBA Executive Advisory Network. She has served on the Membership Committee and Focus Groups committees for Impact 100. She served as Grants Co-Chair in 2016 and currently is the Grants Chair.

  • Jerry Ann McCarron

    Class of 2018

    A resident of Fairhope, Jerry Ann joined Impact 100 in 2012. She is a retired sales associate from AFLAC and is currently serving as 1st VP of the Eastern Shore Republican Women. She is active in the service organization S.E.L.F. as well as the Alabama Federation of Women. She has been an active member of the membership committee and has served on several Focus Groups for Impact 100. She has assisted with events and planning the Just For Fun socials, and is currently Events Chair.

  • Jan Pruitt

    Class of 2019

    Jan moved to in Magnolia Springs in 2012. She received a B.A. in Spanish and International Relations and Business and an M.A. in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Alabama. She retired from the University of Alabama as director of marketing communications in 2005 and then did a year’s consultancy with Crane MetaMarketing in Atlanta, which specializes in branding for schools and non-profits. During her career she has served on many local, state and national boards. Since moving to Magnolia Springs she has become active in the Magnolia Springs Community Association, SELF, St. Paul’s Episcopal Chapel, and the Eastern Shore Art Center. Jan joined Impact 100 in 2014 and has served on the Education Focus Group for two years. She is on the membership committee and is creating Impact’s membership recruitment materials.

  • Ann Rumley

    Class of 2018

    A resident of Baldwin County for over 35 years, Ann now lives in Fairhope. Ann recently retired from a career in banking.  She is a member of the Fairhope Rotary Club, past Co-Director of the Dogwood Trail program, and past United Way Director. Ann joined Impact 100 in 2013 and has actively served on Focus Groups and the Membership Committee. She is currently serving as Chair of the Membership Committee and President-Elect.

  • Lucy Smith

    Class of 2018

    Lucy and her husband, Wayne, moved to Lillian from Colorado Springs in 2012. Retiring after a lifelong career in the nonprofit sector, including her favorite job of twenty years, as “Chief Dream Maker” (officially, “President & CEO”) of the Saginaw Community Foundation, Lucy remains passionate about community service and philanthropy, especially women’s philanthropy. Since she moved to Lillian, she has become active in several local organizations and joined Impact 100 in 2015. Lucy has served on the Family and Health & Wellness focus groups, the Membership Committee, and writes the monthly Impact newsletter, Membership Matters.

  • Sandy Stepan

    Class of 2020

    A Minnesota native, Sandy has lived in Alabama for 23 years, the last 10 as a resident of Fairhope.  She attended St. Luke’s School of Nursing and the University of Minnesota, Duluth and enjoyed a 20- year career in critical care nursing and nursing administration. She has been a long-time member of PEO, an organization dedicated to providing educational grants and loans to women of all ages.  It was a strong belief in community involvement and the empowerment of women that lead her to Impact 100.Sandy has been a member of Impact since 2011 and has served on the membership committee  (2011-2013) and on the Health and Wellness Focus Group as a member  (2011-2013), as co-chair (2015) and chair of Arts and Culture in 2017.

  • Suzanne Thornburg

    Class of 2019

    Suzanne is a resident of Fairhope and has been a member of Impact 100 since 2015.  She and her husband Craig, have a blended family of seven children and share a love of Baldwin County.  Since joining Impact 100, Suzanne has served on two focus groups and as corporate and civic liaison for the membership committee.  Suzanne is an Auburn graduate and has been in the banking and finance industry for more than 20 years.  She has held several positions in corporate banking previously and is currently employed as a Commercial Banker for The First, A National Banking Association headquartered in Hattiesburg, Ms. She currently serves on the board and the personnel committee for the Community Action Agency of Southwest Alabama, is past Vice President/Treasurer and board member for The Morgan Thompson Foundation of Fairhope High School’s International Baccalaureate Program, current member of the Women’s Business Alliance and donates her “spare time” to Junior Achievement, Habitat for Humanity, Ronald McDonald House and United Way service projects.

  • Alice Villadsen

    Class of 2019

    Alice Wildes Villadsen is a native Alabamian who returned to her home state following her career in community college education. She served for seven years as President of Brookhaven College in Dallas, Texas. With her BS, MA, and Ph.D from The University of Alabama, she and husband Wayne have lived and worked in Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, and Texas. They now reside in Gulf Shores, near her daughter Jacque Helms, son Michael Villadsen, and her three grandchildren.

    Alice joined Impact in 2016, and came on the Board in 2018. She especially enjoys the breadth of friends she develops through Impact and her work with Focus Groups.

    Alice is also a Meals on Wheels volunteer and Church Council Chair, Sunday School teacher and joyful alto in the St. Andrew by the Sea choir. She really likes to dance, play bridge, work in her roses, and spend quality time with many friends she has made in the Peninsula community.