Women Together

Making a difference in baldwin County

Our Leadership

Officers

  • Ann Rumley

    President - Class of 2021

    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 President of the Board of Directors.

  • Suzanne Thornburg

    Vice President/President-Elect - 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.

  • Barbara Levitt

    Recording Secretary - Class of 2021

    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 as well as Co-Chair and Chair of the Grants Committee. Barbara is currently Recording Secretary.

  • Elsa VanEysbergen

    Treasurer - Class of 2019

    Elsa grew up in Fairhope and currently resides in Robertsdale with her horses, chickens and dog.  She has been in the real estate closing/title insurance industry since 1982 and currently is the co-owner of ReaLand Title, LLC.  Elsa currently serves on the board of The Shoulder and chairs the Community Service Committee for the Board of Realtors.  Since joining Impact 100 in 2017 she has served on two focus groups.  When not working she competes in long distance trail riding with her horses.  She is blessed with getting to ride in some of the most beautiful areas of the Southeast USA.

  • 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.

Board Members at Large

  • Necie Borroni

    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.

  • 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.”

  • Elizabeth Cole

    Class of 2021

    Elizabeth lives in Daphne and joined Impact in 2018. She immediately got involved by joining a focus group. Elizabeth is currently serving as Impact’s Assistant Treasurer. She is the AVP of Branch Operations for Alabama Credit Union overseeing 9 branches in South Alabama. Elizabeth previously owned her own business in Fairhope. She is Past President for Foley Rotary Club, Past President and Treasurer for a Mardi Gras Association and Past member of the South Baldwin Chamber Board of Directors. Elizabeth is currectly serving as the chairperson for the Baldwin County Heart Walk.

  • Carol Gordon

    Class of 2019

    Carol grew up in Decatur, AL and attended college at USA Mobile, graduating with a BS in 1977. She went to work in the commercial insurance industry and 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.

  • Sheila Hale

    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.” Sheila is currently overseeing Corporate Giving for Impact.

  • Abby Hamilton

    Class of 2021

    Abby lives in Bay Minette with her husband, Dr. Dunston K. Hamilton, Sr.  She is a newly retired Principal of 17 years from Bay Minette Intermediate School. She joined Impact in 2017 and has served on the Education Focus Group (2017), the Family Focus Group (2018) and has helped with the North Baldwin Membership social hosting. Abby attained her Doctorate of Education Degree in Curriculum & Instruction: Administrative Studies from the University of West Florida in 2010. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Alabama Free Clinic and Baldwin County Federal Credit Union. Abby also serves as 2nd VP of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., on the Advisory Board for Area Women Action Group, as a Lighthouse sexual assault volunteer and in various capacities at her church. Serving and giving back to our community brings her great joy!

  • Veronica Herndon

    Class of 2019

    Before returning to the Gulf Coast about 15 years ago, Veronica lived in New York where she attended college (BFA, Marymount College), met her husband and established her career. Her professional focus was in marketing and advertising, on the corporate and agency side, with clients as varied as Showtime Networks, Pitney Bowes and Merrill Lynch.  Among other volunteer work, Veronica is on the board of the Weeks Bay Foundation. Since joining Impact 100 in 2015, Ronnie has participated in Focus Groups, most recently as co-chair, and is currently co-chairing the Communications Committee.

  • 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 has served as a member and as co-chair of the Education focus group.

  • 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 is currently serving as the Grants Co-Chair.

  • Susan Lovelady

    Class of 2021

    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.

  • Jerry Ann McCarron

    Class of 2021

    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 currently is the Just For Fun 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 creates Impact’s membership recruitment materials.

  • Lucy Smith

    Class of 2021

    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 has written the monthly Impact newsletter, Membership Matters, for the past 2 years. She currently serves in the role of Membership Development Chair.

  • 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.

  • Judy Thompson

    Class of 2020

    A native of Selma, Judy has lived in this area for 35 years and currently lives on Fish River. She and her husband Jeff have 5 grown children and 5 grandkids. Judy’s background is in interior design, though she currently is a Managing Partner of Mobile Bay Overhead Door, 2 Mini Storage facilities and a subdivision.  For the last 6 years she has managed and kept the books for them all while also holding an active Real Estate license. She is a past board member of the Women’s Council of REALTORS, holding positions as Treasurer, Secretary and Vice-President, and one year as secretary of My Team Triumph, a non-profit organization.  Having joined Impact 100 in 2014, Judy has served on Focus Groups each year, notably as co-chair of the Family Focus Group in 2016 and the Environment, Preservation and Recreation Focus Group in 2017.

  • Alice Villadsen

    Class of 2020

    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.