Board and Volunteer Management with Tina Postel
Tina Postel recently joined the Loaves & Fishes team as the new Executive Director in May of 2016. Tina relocated to Charlotte from Billings Montana, where she previously served as Chief Executive Officer for the Billings Family YMCA. A native from Des Moines, Iowa, Tina received a BS in Psychology from the University of Iowa. She earned her Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership for Nonprofit Management from Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois.
She has spent her entire professional career working and volunteering in the nonprofit field. With a passion for connecting donors to broad community impact she is an expert in the field of philanthropy. Having worked for a wide variety of nonprofit organizations including large national organizations like the YMCA and the United Way in addition to smaller, independent organizations like Orchard Place Residential Treatment Center for Children and the Rialto Square Theatre, Tina knows that communities best thrive when nonprofits of all sizes rally together behind issues along with corporations, businesses, schools, government and individuals. Tina is known to be the convener for the greater good of the community.
In addition to her leadership role at Loaves & Fishes, Tina is a nationally recognized speaker and trainer. Tina presents on the topics of team building, strategic planning, organizational development and customer service. She inspires and challenges audiences everywhere to “do more and be more”. She serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of North Carolina Charlotte and teaches a graduate course in Nonprofit Management.
Outside of her professional responsibilities, Tina is an active community member participating with several civic and volunteer groups including Rotary and Junior League. She is an avid runner and hiker and even an occasional mountain climber.
Tina and her husband Steve reside in Fort Mill, South Carolina with their three children: Seth (age 15), Tatum (age 12) and Talia (age 9).