Meet Our Leadership Team

Kirsten Sikkelee, YWCA CEO

Kirsten D. Sikkelee

Chief Executive Officer

“Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.”
– Sheryl Sandberg

Sarah Lanners Avinger, portrait, CPO, philanthropy, YWCA

Sarah Lanners Avinger, CFRE, MBA

Chief Philanthropy Officer

“Your vocation in life is where your greatest joy meets the world’s greatest need.”
– Frederick Buechner

Families Together, Kenya Henderson, transitional housing, YWCA housing support

Kenya T. Henderson

Director of Families Together

“When you’ve worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity… you do not slam it shut behind you…you reach back and you give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed.”
– Michelle Obama

Jeff Nerret, YWCA Fitness, Fitness Director, aquatics, swim teacher

Jeff Nerret

Director of Fitness

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Clinton Reynolds, Youth Programs Director, literacy support, YWCA

Clinton L. Reynolds, MA

Regional Director of Youth Programs

“We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.” 
– Marian Wright Edelman

Camilla Robinson, YWCA Central Carolinas, YWCA Chief Financial Officer, YWCA Chief Operating Officer

Camilla E. Robinson, MBA

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once, but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have, because history has shown us that courage is contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.”
– Michelle Obama

Rebecca Stickel, YWCA Central Carolinas, YWCA Director of Women In Transition

Rebecca Stickel, LCSW

Director of Women In Transition

“I note the obvious differences between each sort and type, but we are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike. We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike.”
– Maya Angelou