Executive Director

The Philip L. Van Every Foundation Board of Directors recently appointed Dick Pahle as its new Executive Director, effective September 30, 2015. Dick replaces Roddey Brown, who retired after eight years of dedicated service.

Dick has a 28-year career in Charlotte’s non­profit community, having served as professional fundraiser for three, quality public-service organizations: eight years at WTVI, sixteen with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and three with the CPCC Foundation.

Like most everyone in the region, Dick understands, respects, and values the longstanding community service history of the Van Every Foundation. He looks forward to contributing to the continued advancement of its mission, and to sustaining the vision and legacy of its founder, Mr. Philip L. Van Every. The parents of grown children, Dick and his wife Jann live with their two dogs in Cornelius.