Meet Our Team

Our advancement office is staffed by outgoing, charismatic, and dedicated individuals fully committed to our community and its vision for the future. We’re here to help you find a way to make an impact; questions and ideas are always encouraged.

Zanne Garland

Vice President for Advancement
(828) 771-2038

Philip Bassani

Alumni Relations Manager
(828) 771-3782

Jill Doub

Advancement Services Coordinator
(828) 771-2052

Renee Danger-James

Director of Development
(828) 771-4066

Kelly Hallock

Director of Advancement Services
(828) 771-5807

Mary Hay

Director of the WWC Fund
(828) 771-2088

Rodney Lytle ’73

Alumni Ambassador
(828) 771-2046

Mark Newman

Director of Development
(828) 771-3756

Erika Orman

Donor Relations & Events Coordinator
(828) 771-2092

Mary Catherine Wilder

Director of Donor and Foundation Relations
(828) 771-5810

Heather Wingert

Parent and Community Relations Manager
(828) 771-2076