Hi, I am Beth Tessier, and I am the Owner of Gymcarolina Gymnastics. My passion for and experience with youth development, both physical and mental, helps the foundation create new classes and events to benefit the children. From music and art classes, to science focused camps and beeping egg hunts, my goal is to provide the children opportunities to learn and grow through fun and education
Hi, I’m Dr. Megan Martin. I am one of the founding members of the foundation and a very proud mommy of two precious children (one being Bryce Martin). In collaboration with my career as a professor at Meredith College, my contribution to the foundation’s mission goes hand in hand with my passion for technology and the utilization of those tools to help make education accessible.
Hello, my name is Christine Kennedy.
I am one of the founding board members! I have a Masters Degree from the Harvard University School of Design. I am the owner of Professional Home Staging and Design. I am a member of the N.C. Bar Association and the National Association of Realtors.
Hi, I’m Christina Cowperthwait. My journey with the Bryce Martin Foundation began with volunteering to collect silent auction items and speaking about my personal experience with visual impairments at the 2018 Kids Helping Kids Festival. Following my presentation, I was awarded the 2018 College Scholarship and asked to be a board member o
Hi, I’m Christina Cowperthwait. My journey with the Bryce Martin Foundation began with volunteering to collect silent auction items and speaking about my personal experience with visual impairments at the 2018 Kids Helping Kids Festival. Following my presentation, I was awarded the 2018 College Scholarship and asked to be a board member of the foundation. I’ve held various roles as an intern for the foundation and am inspired by the stories of all the children supported by the foundation!
Hello, I am Jimmy Wydick, MBA, and I am one of the founding board members for this great foundation! My goal is to use my experience with corporate sponsorships and conference operations to help our Kids Helping Kids Festival grow and reach more children across the state. I also assist with coordinating our mobility classes and camps at the Exploration Learning Center.
Courtney Bittner | Content Strategist for IBM
Dr. Natasha Bowen | Internal Medicine
Kevan Bytnar | Owner and Publisher of the Real Estate Book of the Triangle
Dr. Eric Campbell | Owner of Campbell Orthodontics
Elaine Cox | Antique Artist
Julie Ellison | Gymnastics Instructor for Blind and Visually Impaired Children
Dr. Michael Fox | Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Amy Gill | Silent Auction Coordinator for the Bryce Martin Foundation
Dana Halim | Realtor and Home Stager for Keller Williams Realty
David Hellinger | Financial Analyst at LPL Financial
Evonne Hopkins | Attorney at Hopkins Law, LLC
Somer Lewis | Professional Development System Director for UNCW
Keith Martin | Regional Manager for Grifols & Bryce's Daddy
Dr. Lisa Monahan | Assistant Professor, Marketing & Advertising, Meredith College
Dr. Konark Mukherjee | Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Deborah Matthews | Registered Nurse & BSN
Lilianna Kennedy Paesler | MIT Sloan School of Business
Jessica Reynolds | Occupational Therapist
Libby Royal | Medical Assistant
Jon Ruliffson | Manager at Lawson and Murphy
Dr. Carie Steber | Pharmacist
Bill Strope | Founder of Old North State Landscaping
Paula Walls | Coldwell Banker Real Estate Agent
Jane Watson | Attorney at Hopkins Law, LLC
Dr. Kelly Wilder | Assistant Professor, Marketing & Advertising, Meredith College
Traci Wilkerson | Braillst and Parent of Children with Visual Impairments
Jasmien Wingvist | CEO of Jazzy Designs
Mary Wood | Bryce Martin Foundation Bookkeeper
Paul Yokabitus | Cary Estate Planning