ENDEAVOR CHARTER SCHOOL 2017-2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Bill Borter joined the Board in September 2012. He currently does value advisory and sales for Adobe’s Digital Marketing Business Unit. Bill is a finance and strategy professional with experience in business development and corporate finance. Bill holds an MBA from NC State, M.S. in Technical Communication from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and B.S. in Management Science from Virginia Tech. Bill, originally from Northern Virginia, has lived in North Carolina since 2004. Bill and his wife (Heather) have three children with two at Endeavor.
Tracy DeMarco joined the Endeavor Board in June 2017. She received a B.A. in English from Duke University and a J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, but she always roots for the Blue Devils. A Wake Forest native, Tracy is a litigator in the Raleigh office of McGuireWoods LLP where she has practiced since relocating from Washington, D.C. in 2014. Tracy lives in Wake Forest with her husband, Paul, and two sons, Wade (almost 3) and Wesley (7 months). Although neither of her boys are yet old enough to attend Endeavor, Tracy is glad to be a part of the Endeavor family and looks forward to serving the community.
Ashley joined the board in the summer of 2017. She is passionate about education and committed to life long learning. Ashley completed her Masters in Education from North Carolina Central University and holds a BS in Forensic Anthropology from Western Carolina University. She is a licensed professional school counselor in Wake County Public School System. She also teaches English remotely to ESL students in Beijing, China. Ashley and her husband, Jonathan, have one daughter: Malone, age 7, who is a second grader at Endeavor.
Jim Hollis joined the ECS board in the summer of 2016. He is a long time resident of the Triangle area having lived here since graduating from NC State University in 1989 with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics. After 15 years at Research Triangle Institute managing IT, Jim started his own technology consulting company in Raleigh in 2009 developing business solutions leveraging technology. After 5 years of putting in long days (and nights), Jim sold his business to have more time with family and now has more predictable hours managing a team of Solution Architects at Lenovo, Inc. Jim has been volunteering with Special Olympics for 25 years and is a certified State Official in Powerlifting. Jim has two children at Endeavor, Riley, an 8th grader and Lauren, a 5th grader, and when he is not playing or coaching, he enjoys watching his kids compete.
Bill Kroll joined the Board in May 2016. He is an attorney with Stubbs Perdue who specializes in bankruptcy and business reorganizations. Bill received his JD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Masters in Recreation from SUNY Cortland, and a BS from St. Lawrence University. Bill and his wife, Kim, moved to Raleigh from Binghamton, NY. They have three children that attend Endeavor and love soccer. Bill also serves on the A.E. Finley Branch Board and volunteers on various committees for the North Carolina Bar Association and Wake County Bar Association.
Kim Keith joined the board in May 2017. She is the Vice President of Youth Development with the YMCA of the Triangle. Kim holds a BS in Child Development from Meredith College. A former North Carolina Teaching Fellow, Kim taught kindergarten in the Wake County Public School System right out of college. Kim and her husband Matt have three boys- Owen (5th grade) and Cameron (3rd grade) are both at Endeavor, and the youngest, Harrison, can’t wait to join his big brothers in one more year. Kim is also a member of the Junior League of Raleigh and serves on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Center for After School Programs (NC CAP.)
Charlie joined the ECS board in the summer of 2013. He is co-owner of Kennedy Office supplying North Carolina businesses with office products since 1960. Charlie is a native of Raleigh, and graduated from Wake Forest Univeristy with a BS in communications. He and his wife Helen have two children that attend Endeavor Charter School. He especially enjoys long walks on the beach and reading poetry.
Kristy joined the Board in September 2015. Kristy is a native of North Carolina and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Accounting degree. Kristy started her career as a Certified Public Accountant as an auditor with Deloitte and Touche and is currently working in the private industry for commercial real estate developers. Kristy and her husband, Darin, have three children: Camryn who is now in high school, Lauren in 7th grade and Marshall in 5th grade.
Clint joined the Board in October of 2014. Clint is a District Manager for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals & has worked for Pfizer since 2001. His job brought his family to Raleigh in 2008. Clint graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Agricultural Business Management. Prior to graduating, Clint served in the US Army as an Infantryman. Clint & his wife Susan grew up in Pennsylvania. Susan is the President-elect for PAWS. Clint & Susan have four children, three of them attend Endeavor; Jack 8th grade, Ella 6th grade & Chloe 5th grade. Clint has coached his children in CASL Soccer & North Wake County Baseball.