(November 2018) The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina is pleased to announce that Julie Klipp Nicholson, an attorney and nonprofit executive, will join the staff as Chief Operating Officer. Klipp Nicholson will start work at the end of the year.
Julie Klipp Nicholson; photo by Michael Oppenheim
Klipp Nicholson graduated from UNC School of Law and earned a Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership from UNC School of Social Work in 2006. She earned her degree in Political Science from UNC Asheville in 2002. She is a recipient of the Gwyneth B. Davis Public Service Award from the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys.
"CFWNC's recent growth highlighted our need to add a staff person at the management level," said CFWNC President Elizabeth Brazas. "A thorough search led us to the right person. We know Julie through her work at the Family Justice Center and Pisgah Legal Services. Her background, nonprofit knowledge and passion for helping others make her a natural fit for our team. We look forward to her contributions to CFWNC and the wider community."