Remona has served in nonprofit financial leadership roles for over 20 years. Having a true passion for helping others, she began her career with the Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), where she developed a deep appreciation for nonprofits and the impact they can have on improving lives, one program at a time. Remona was hired as the first staff member for the Biofuels Center of North Carolina which presented her with a unique opportunity and the invaluable experience of building the financial and administrative infrastructure of a newly created, state-funded, nonprofit. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Remona grew up in Columbia, SC and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina (Aiken). Married to the love of her life, Remona enjoys singing, decorating, and spending quality time with her family.