Emily joined the Fountainworks team in June 2022 after obtaining an MPA degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a focus in nonprofit management. Emily also holds a B.A. in Sociology from Vanderbilt University. She completed her summer 2021 Professional Work Experience with Fountainworks and also continued to work part-time for the organization during her studies. Before her graduate school work, Emily served in various roles on the operations team of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.
In her spare time, Emily enjoys traveling to explore new places or visit family and friends. Her favorite hobby is pottery, where she is passionate about balancing form and function in her ceramic works. Emily lives with her husband and their two dogs, and relishes spending time with them as much as possible.