What's With the Colors?
SVP is bold and bright—and we look a little bit different in each community. We invite you to get engaged in a personal way as you explore this website by selecting your own colors!
Susan Daniel, Executive Director
Susan has served as SVP Charlotte's Executive Director since 2008. Prior to joining SVP, Susan’s background included starting and running her own business venture, working in sales and marketing with Cadmus Communications Read More »
Heather Karriker, Associate Director
Heather has served as Associate Director for SVP Charlotte since 2015. As a UNC Charlotte graduate with a background in education and counseling, Heather worked for several years with Sylvan Learning Centers and the public school system in Union County. Read More »
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
It has been a great way to see what is going on in our community and to be a part of the change they are effecting. Engaging with and working beside wonderful people who bring such a diverse range of skills and talents is enriching. Read More »
Joining SVP has allowed me exposure to non-profits in the Charlotte area that I never would have known existed otherwise. Read More »
Cristy Travaglino, Treasurer
SVP provides a unique opportunity for me to use my skills and talents to help local nonprofits in a meaningful way while allowing me to continue to grow my knowledge in the nonprofit sector and connecting me with other highly motivated individuals who share a passion for making our community a better place for everyone. Read More »
Most of the time I spend in my day-job with people and teams outside of Charlotte. SVP is an anchor for me to the Charlotte community-really helping me connect with others in-person and feeling like I am contributing to a vibrant nonprofit community. I initially started as a Coach for SEED20 which was a great entree into SVP." Read More »
We not only provide funding; we also provide the human capital of our partners and the community connections that give our Investees the best opportunity for success and growth.
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It is a great way to have our charitable donations go further because we pool them with other philanthropists. SVP brings knowledgeable partners and subject matter experts to bear on our community's challenges so our donations go to innovative, impactful organizations. Read More »
As an entrepreneur, I totally relate to SVP's entrepreneurial spirit in using innovative approaches to achieve leveraged results in the organization's nonprofit partnerships Read More »
SVP provides an opportunity for me and my wife, Stephanie, to work together with other like-minded people in Charlotte to improve our community in a unique and engaging way. Read More »