The Peaks Society

Unique Apart, United Together

Members of The Peaks Society have a deep commitment to helping people. The energy, excitement and enthusiasm of these generous individuals inspire others and infuses hope into those who need it most. The Peaks Society members share the vision of a strong community and commit their time and resources to make it happen. They get involved, guiding the organization and volunteering their time. Members also receive special recognition in the annual Leadership Giving publication, invitations to exclusive events and an annual appreciation reception, and regular communication about the tremendous impact they are making in our community.

Want more information? Get Involved or contact Kris at email or give us a call at (828) 239-1048.


Welcome, Current and Future Peaks Society Members

It is an honor and a pleasure to be a part of such a wonderful group of leaders in our community. Peaks Society members play an integral role in furthering United Way's mission and improving the Education, Income & Health of our community.  If you are not yet a Peaks member, I encourage you to join us! You will get a lot out of your experience and connect with incredible people along the way.


Shelia Christofalos


2019 Executive Committee

  • CHAIR - Sheila Christofalos - Edward Jones



  • Dede Rowe - Healthy State
  • Bill Durr - Ward & Smith, P.A.
  • Brent Russell - Beverly-Hanks & Associates
  • Thad Rhoden - McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture
  • Kevin Passarilla - Northwestern Mutual


  • Kris Dionne

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