Meet the Board

Julianne Donley – President & CEO, Miniter Group

Miniter Group is a specialty insurance agency providing risk management solutions for the financial institution lender community.  Under Julianne’s leadership, Miniter Group has enjoyed an annualized growth rate of 86% for the past five years, and is one of the fastest growing collateral protection companies in the industry. She currently holds insurance and surplus lines licenses in 46 states and is a member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, Mortgage Bankers Association and Consumer Bankers Association.

Julianne is a graduate of Boston Latin School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society.  She then obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Smith College.

She served on the Boston Latin School Association‘s Board of Directors from 2004 to 2010, and was Chairman of the Programs Committee for three years of those years. She currently holds a position on BLSA’s Development Committee. She is also active with St. Jude and their Boston Tomorrownite Event which is dedicated to raising over $250,000 annually.

Julianne resides in Norwell, MA with her husband Jim Gilpin and their two children, Jacqueline and AJ.

Matt Hendison – Chief Officer, Marketing & Entertainment, My Gym Enterprises

As Chief Officer of Marketing and Entertainment for My Gym, Matt is responsible for all corporate marketing and branding efforts as well as business development, sponsorships and strategic partnerships with such companies as Playskool, Disney, Huggies and Mott’s.

Additionally, Matt has overseen the company’s creation and production of My Gym’s kids entertainment properties including Mymo’s Adventures, The Activators and TV the show My Gym at Home, seen worldwide on the BabyFirst TV channel.  Prior to My Gym, Matt worked for the National Basketball Association (NBA) as the Director of Programming where, among other duties, he oversaw non-game television programs and events with Nickelodeon, MTV and YTV in Canada.

Born in New York and raised in Los Angeles, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications from the University of Connecticut, where he was a 4 year member of the varsity ice hockey team. Matt has been a featured speaker at UCLA’s Anderson School of Business and is an Advisory Board Member of Yowza, International, a mobile based marketing company based in California.

Matt is an active Marathon runner, tennis and hockey player and resides in Cohasset, MA with his wife Trish and step children, Cailey and Noel.

Amy Lochow, MD – Pediatrician, University Pediatrics

Amy is a native of Ashland, KY. She attended Furman University on a tennis scholarship from 1992-1996. She graduated from Marshall University School of Medicine in 2000 as co-valedictorian of her class. During medical school she and her husband, Steve Lochow, competed nationally and internationally in triathlons and duathlons. She completed her pediatric residency in Greenville, SC in 2004. Since then she has worked as a general pediatrician in Greenville, SC and is currently on staff at University Pediatrics in Huntington, WV. She is director of the newborn nursery curriculum and serves on the Residency Improvement Committee and the Newborn Nursery Committee.
Amy and Steve have four children: Haven, Torin, Gavin, and Trevor. Haven and Leanne became friends while members of the Skipsations Jump Rope Team.

Ellen Joyce – Case Manager, Duke Regional Hospital

Ellen graduated from Shippensburg University and then received her Master’s Degree from Columbia University. She worked in hospital settings as a clinical social worker until she put her career on hold to start a family. Ellen and Bill have three children: Sara, Kevin, and Leanne. Ellen returned to the field of hospital social work when Leanne was in first grade. She then worked as a hospice social worker for 10 years before returning to the hospital environment.

Ellen has been honored to serve on two boards. She was very involved at her children’s pre-school and was an active board member at the pre-school. Ellen more recently served on the board for Leanne’s competitive jump rope team. Ellen has been involved in numerous volunteer positions for her children’s academic and sports activities.

Bill Joyce – NOC Operator, Strata Solar

Bill Joyce was born and raised in Boston, MA. He graduated from Massachusetts Maritime Academy.  He was employed as an officer in the merchant marine. Bill also worked in the nuclear industry and was a business owner prior to moving to NC in 2007. Bill enjoys spending time with his family and golfing.