Meet the Team
Tracey Grayzer leads the organization in its strategic initiatives and partnerships with the community. Tracey worked at Alamance Regional for nine years where she served as the Director of Marketing, Community Relations and Development. Tracey has lived in Alamance County since 2000. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, and her Master of Health and Business Administration from Pfeiffer University.
She is actively involved in the community through service on the Salvation Army Board of Advisors, Alamance Youth Leadership Academy and St. Marks Church. She resides in Elon with her husband and two children.
Marcy Green is our Program Director. Marcy collaborates closely with the grantees during the application and post-grant award processes to help improve content knowledge and operational effectiveness. She also works with the president to serve as a convener and collaborator in the community around key community needs.
Prior to joining Impact Alamance, Marcy served as the Interim Community Outreach Director at Alamance Regional. She has also worked as the Community Health Education Supervisor for the Alamance County Health Department. Marcy has an undergraduate degree in Community Health Education from Eastern Carolina University and a Master’s in Health Administration from Pfeiffer University.
Office and Grants Manager
Donna Buckner is our Office and Grants Manager. In this role, Donna handles day-to-day operations of the office and support for inquiries coming into Impact Alamance. She also serves as a financial liaison and assists with the grants process. Donna assists with ongoing monitoring of awardees and grant funds distribution.
Donna has more than 29 years of service to Alamance Regional Medical Center. Prior to joining Impact Alamance, she served as the senior executive assistant to CEO Emeritus John Currin and vice presidents Rex Street and Mandy Eaton.
Jess Quintana, MA
Jess Quintana is our Communications Manager. In this role, Jess handles our social media platforms, the digital design of all Impact Alamance materials and handles all photography/videography. She also works in partnership with Alamance Achieves to execute their independent communication tasks.
Jess attended Elon University, majoring in business management and was a member of the women’s basketball team. Following undergrad, Jess worked in marketing within the craft beer industry throughout North Carolina. Prior to joining Impact Alamance, Jess completed her Master of Arts in Interactive Media at Elon University in May 2018.
Facility and Events Coordinator
Rob Linens is our Facility and Events Coordinator. In this role, Rob is the main point of contact for the Impact Alamance Conference Center. He provides on-site support to non-profits and government agencies in Alamance County utilizing the conference rooms. Rob also provides administrative support to the Office Manager in order to meet the needs of the building and its tenants.
Rob has a Bachelor of Arts in English from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Following undergrad, Rob worked as a Circulation Assistant for the Alamance County Public Library System.
Corporate Communications Specialist (Summer 2019)
Upon completion of the Elon-Alamance Health Partner (2018-2019), Kacie accepted a position as the Corporate Communications Specialist for the summer of 2019. Within her role, Kacie is working to streamline our Teacher Leadership Academy’s application review process and creativity grant process and timeline. Additionally, Kacie is working on planning our annual Wellness Collaborative.
In the fall of 2019, Kacie will be attending UNC-Chapel Hill’s Gilling’s School of Global Public Health, where she will be pursuing her masters degree in Public Health, concentrating on Health Policy and Management. Previously, Kacie graduated from Elon University in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Service Studies with minors in Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies and interned with United Way of Greater Greensboro and the Western Alamance High School.
Elon-Alamance Health Partner (2019-2020)
Chelsea Thomas is our Junior Program Officer and is also our Elon-Alamance Health Partner (EAHP), which is a one-year service fellowship where four recent Elon graduates work with different community agencies to improve the quality of life for Alamance County residents. Within her roles, Chelsea handles and executes the logistics for Teacher Leadership Academy and is also a member of the Wellness Collaborative, working closely on the grant process.
Chelsea graduated from Elon University in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications. Previously, Chelsea interned with World Relief in High Point, NC and also, at MDC in Durham, NC.