About Us

Board of Directors

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Lindsay Brereton

Board Member
Lindsay is an experienced commercial real estate professional with a focus in healthcare real estate. She is a proud veteran of the United States Navy Reserves where she served as a naval officer with the Civil Engineer Corps. She attended California State University, Sacramento and obtained a degree in Civil Engineering.

She serves through philanthropic efforts to help those in need through various initiatives and partnerships associated with the Norcross High School Foundation of Excellence, the Neighborhood Cooperative Ministry, Out of Darkness and Princess Night, Covenant House and Wellspring. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (Psi Omega Omega Chapter located in Peachtree Corners). She and her family are a part of the Transformation Church community.
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Darcy Copeland

Board Member
Darcy is a CPA with a career path that includes public and private accounting, forensic accounting, financial consulting and entrepreneur advising. In addition to NCM, she also has shared her talent with other boards like Wesleyan School Parents Club, MA Jardina Foundation, Karama Collections, Serve Georgia, Atlanta Dream Center, City of Refuge, Habitat for Humanity and Foodstock. Darcy and her family are active members at Perimeter Church.
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David Copeland

Board Member
A lifelong resident of Gwinnett County, David and his family have been supporters of NCM since it’s inception. Other past or current charitable organizations David has been involved with include: Atlanta Dream Center, Foodstock, City of Refuge, Wesleyan School missions, and the Shepherd Center Share Military Initiative. David and his family are active members at Perimeter Church.
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Mike Dickinson

Board Member
Mike is the Executive Officer of Dickinson Fleet Services and is responsible for all sales and marketing. Mike brings more than 25 years of experience in the transportation industry to his position. In addition to the NCM Board, Mike previously served two years on the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s advisory board. He and his family attend 12 Stone Church.
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Steve Dorough

Board Member
Founder and CEO of First Community Development, Steve has been associated with fundraising for the past 35 years raising a total of more than $150 million for vital community programs. Innovator, strategist, author and counselor, Steve is at the forefront of corporate driven fundraising throughout the Southeast. Steve partnered with NCM in 2012 to develop and implement NCM’s first 5-yr fundraising campaign, which raised $3.8 million. He followed with another campaign in 2016 that raised $1.1 million. Steve and his wife Kim are active members at Simpsonwood UMC.
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Tom Fishburne

Board Member
Tom is a decorated Vietnam War Veteran, holds a B.S. in Management from Jacksonville University and is a former executive with the American International Group (AIG). In his 35 years with AIG Tom served in sales management, marketing, staffing and budget planning. He retired in 2007 as Senior Vice President Southeast. He is a highly experienced speaking professional with over 25 years membership in the National Speakers Association. Tom has been an active volunteer at NCM for the past 13 years. He is an active and longtime member of Johns Creek UMC.
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Weare Gratwick

Board Member
Weare has over 30 years of banking experience and has served as a community leader in Peachtree Corners/Norcross for the past 18 years. Currently, Weare is the Gwinnett Regional President for Tandem Bank, serves as Mayor Pro Tem on the City Council of Peachtree Corners, and is the Chairman of the SW Gwinnett Chamber. He is a graduate of Leadership Gwinnett and a graduate of the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Regional Leadership Institute. Weare and his family are members of Simpsonwood UMC.
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Elizabeth Gross

Board Member
With a Masters of Management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern, Elizabeth retired as Hasbro VP-Marketing to focus on raising her 4 children. She has also served in various civic and community roles. Elizabeth joined the NCM board in 2017 and currently serves as the Board Chairman. In 2013, Elizabeth and her husband Paul, served as co-chairs for the family division of the NCM Restoring Hope fundraising campaign. Other community involvement: Norcross HS Foundation Board Co-President, Norcross and Pinckneyville School Council Rep., Simpsonwood UMC Administrative Council, Stewardship and Staff-Parish Relations Chair.
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Tye Hanna

Board Member
Tye co-founded and served as CEO/President of Galaxy Asset Management until it was sold in 2018. Following this sale, he co-founded Titan Asset Management of which he is CEO/President. Tye is a CPA with a background in audit services. Personally, Tye and his family are very involved in the Norcross, Peachtree Corners and Duluth communities and focus on giving back. Tye and his family attend St. Brigid Catholic Church.
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Les Harper

Board Member
Les is a retired partner at EY. From a community involvement standpoint, Les previously served on the board of Action Ministries (AMI), including service as board chair. Following his time on the board, Les was then active on AMI’s Advisory Council. With Action Ministries’ merger with HOPE Atlanta, Les now serves on the Advisory Council for HOPE Atlanta. Les and his wife Kathy are active members at Perimeter Church.
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Lesley Heath

Board Member
Lesley has a background in Atlanta area non-profit development and management at such organizations as The Carter Center and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She has volunteered at NCM for four years while also serving at Perimeter Church, Perimeter School and Water@Work, a locally founded non-profit which helps provide clean water to rural Dominican Republic through partnership with local ministries. She enjoys investing in her friends, the Peachtree Corners community, as well as spending lots of time with her husband and two sons.
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Josh Hunter

Board Member
Josh and his family have been a resident of Peachtree Corners for 11 years. He has 20+ years of experience in the financial service industry, including public accounting as a CPA, and many years at Wachovia/Wells Fargo Bank. Currently, he works for Gratus Capital as a Senior Wealth Advisor for Ultra High Net Worth Families. Josh is an active Member of Northpoint Community Church where he volunteers with MoneyWise and 2:1 Mentoring. In addition, he is on the Board of Fellowship of Christian Athletes for Gwinnett County. Each Spring Break, the Hunter Family volunteers at Lighthouse Family Retreat in the panhandle of Florida.
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Sonia Lopez

Board Member
Sonia Lopez immigrated from El Salvador as a child. Understanding we all deserve the opportunity to better ourselves, she worked hard to offer her family a better life. In Norcross, she has established herself as community advocate and volunteer. She has participated in the Hispanic Citizens Police Academy, started her own charity, served the Lions Club as new member chairperson and secretary, founded the first Latin-American Lions Club, and serves as the Hispanic liaison to US House Representative Carolyn Bordeaux. She attends Christ Church Episcopal.
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Melvin Melton

Board Member
Melvin brings a servant’s heart to Neighborhood Cooperative Ministries. While he has been the facilities manager at Norcross High School for almost 20 years, he is much more than that to the Norcross community. Since arriving, Melvin has been a mentor, advisor and confidant to the students and faculty. He is the ‘go to’ person for all things Norcross High School. He serves as the Chaplain for both the City of Norcross and the Norcross Police Department. He is also the Pastor/Founder of Mt. Calvary Christian Center and served many years as the associate minister of Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Lilburn, GA.
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Matt Myers

Board Member
Matt is a supply chain professional with more than 15 years of experience. He has lived in the City of Norcross for over 10 years with his wife Raven and young two sons. He attends Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church and has previously served in a leadership capacity in several organizations such as March of Dimes, Junior Achievement, National Society of Black Engineers, and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated. Matt currently sits on the Norcross Development Authority and is on the Norcross City Council where he has served his community as a volunteer and advocate for community engagement.
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Kim Stamper

Board Member
Kim graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Marketing. Kim worked in marketing for 11 years before retiring in 1999 to become a stay-at-home Mom. She has work experience in graphic design, public relations, trade show exhibition, and sales & marketing. She currently serves on the Emory Winship Advisory Board, Younglife Africa Executive Committee, local Younglife Committee, and as a trustee on the UGA Foundation board. Previous involvement includes mentoring young women in her church, service on the Karama board, Wesleyan Parents Club, Love Atlanta service projects, as well as leading a women’s Bible study out of her home. Kim has been married to her husband, Richard, for 28 years. They have 3 children, ages 25, 24 & 21. In her free time, Kim enjoys walking their dogs, running, reading, game days in Athens, domestic and international travel, and gathering with friends. Kim attends Passion City Church.
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Richard Stamper

Board Member
Richard graduated from the University of Georgia in 1983 with a Business Degree in Management Information Systems. His career began by heading the IT/Accounting department of the newly formed Bulldog Movers, Inc. of Atlanta. In 1987, Stamper joined a startup in the rapidly evolving automatic identification industry, Bar Code Systems, Inc (BCS). During his COO tenure, the company enjoyed significant growth. Following that, Stamper formed FineLine Technologies (FLT) in 1998. Over the following years, FLT achieved industry leading growth rates. Stamper moved from CEO to Chairman shortly after the transaction and exited the firm completely in late 2016. He currently divides his time between roles with various boards, investments, non-profits, entrepreneur support and philanthropic interests, and attends Passion City Church.
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Beth Strickland

Board Member
Beth is the Chief Human Resources Officer for PDI Software and is responsible for all aspects of people management including talent acquisition, training, rewards and the HR operations function. Beth brings more than 25 years of HR experience to the position having grown her career in the Atlanta area with positions with MedAssets, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Turner Broadcasting System. Beth, her husband and two adult children have lived in Norcross for the past 22 years. Beth and her family attend St. Benedict Catholic Church.
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Lee Tucker

Board Member
Lee Tucker is one of the founding partners of Mahaffey Pickens Tucker, LLP, a business law firm with operations throughout the State of Georgia and the southeastern United States. He maintains a broad-based legal practice and acts as “general counsel” for many of his clients. Mr. Tucker serves in fiduciary roles with numerous civic organizations in the northern Atlanta metropolitan area. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the Georgia State University College of Law where he was a member of the Georgia State University Law Review and earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Georgia. Lee ad his family attend Johns Creek Baptist Church.
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Wendy Willis

Board Member
Prior to joining Tandem Bank as a Business Development Officer in January 2020, Wendy held the positions of Director of Missions & Connections at Simpsonwood UMC, Community Outreach Associate at Perimeter Church, and Membership & Marketing Manager for the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. Wendy currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, is a member of Sugarloaf Rotary Club and University of Tennessee Women in Philanthropy, serves as a mentor in Gwinnett County Public Schools, and is a partner in childhood hunger relief with both Action Ministries and Rise Against Hunger. She previously served on the Norcross HS Foundation Board of Directors, held various PTA positions in the Norcross cluster, and helped kickstart the Gwinnett Great Days of Service. Wendy and her husband attend Victory Church.

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770-263-0013

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Our Hours

Client Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10am to 2pm
Tuesdays from 6pm to 8pm
Saturday from 10am to 12noon
Doors are opened 30 minutes prior to each shift
 
Donation Hours:
Monday - Friday from 9am to 4pm
Tuesdays from 9am to 7pm
Saturdays from 10am to 12 noon

We will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day. Thursday November 24 to Sunday, November 27.

Closed on Saturday, July 2 and Monday, July 4th. * Happy fourth of July.

We will be closed on Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30.

Resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 31.

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