The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently announced that Gail Foltz, Sharone Grant, Michael Mathers, and Phyllis Mitchell have joined the Foundation’s Board of Directors.
“We are excited to welcome such a dynamic group to our Board of Directors and look forward to them sharing their vast experience and knowledge with the Community Foundation,” stated CFES President Erica Joseph. “The Community Foundation prides itself in maintaining a board of directors that brings diverse skill sets and backgrounds to our leadership team.”
Gail Foltz lives in Salisbury and is a Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager with Shore United Bank. Gail has served as a member of numerous civic organizations including prior service on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore and the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay. She is an active member of the Wicomico Rotary Club, where she has served as President and was a former Rotarian of the Year. She is also a member of the Leadership Maryland Class of 2019.
Sharone Grant lives in Snow Hill and is the Director of Student Health Services at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Sharone is currently serving as the President of the Links, Princess Anne Chapter, an African American professional sorority committed to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans. She served as the President of the Women’s Commission in Snow Hill and was recognized as a “Jewel of Worcester County” by the Commission.
Michael Mathers lives in Salisbury and is an attorney at Webb, Wilber, Douse, Mathers and Illuminati LLP. He is an expert in preparing Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney, Advanced Medical Directive, and a variety of trusts amongst other areas. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association (Estate Planning and Elder Law Sections), Wicomico County Bar Association, and National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Michael has been active in the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce, serving as a board member and then president in 2017. He is also active with the Wicomico County Department of Social Services.
Phyllis Mitchell lives in Berlin and is a Certified Financial Planner™ and is a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative through Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. She is also a Certified Financial Fiduciary, and a Certified Mutual Funds Specialist and has taught financial planning at Salisbury University. She has been a speaker to many groups on financial, investment, tax, and estate planning topics for over 35 years and has written many published financial articles over her career. She is a member of the Financial Planning Association, Investment Services Institute, and Financial Services Institute.