Our Board

Our Board of Directors is a team of professionals with years of leadership, experience and knowledge.

If you would like to become part of our Board, please contact us at (919) 231-8315

Board of Directors

Janis V. McLaughlin, President

Janis has served on the Board of Directors at Hilltop Home since 2017. As a physical therapist with a wide range of patient care experiences, Janis brings a clinical perspective to Board discussions. 

Janis has been a Raleigh resident since 2006 and works for WakeMed Health & Hospitals where she manages Outpatient Rehab. 

Janis holds a BS in Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac College and a MS in Healthcare Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ms. McLaughlin also serves on the Advisory Commission of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and is an active member of Christ Church Raleigh. 

Janis and her husband Kevin live in Raleigh with their children Erin and Will and a goofy yellow lab named Cooper.



Phil Stein, Treasurer



Cheri Howell, Secretary

Shannon Montague
Scott Strickland


Jessica Shook

Jessica was born in Pennsylvania but grew up in Raleigh, NC. Both a Steelers and an NC State fan, Jessica enjoys cheering on her teams with her husband Brian and their twin 5-year-old boys.  Jessica started her career in banking in 2007 and joined TowneBank in 2018. In her position as a Merchant Services Advisor for the Raleigh, Cary & Greenville region of NC, she works with members to provide credit card payment and processing solutions.  Jessica is the newest member to join our Board. Welcome Jessica! 




Hilltop Home Foundation Trustees

Larry Lakins

Larry has served as President of Hilltop Home, and he currently serves as the chair of the foundation.

As the Executive Vice President & Principal of Colliers, Larry focuses on Industrial Project Leasing throughout the Triangle, Triad, and the coastal area of eastern North Carolina. His experience in the commercial real estate industry spans well over Twenty-Five years and encompasses services including industrial landlord and tenant representation.

Larry has been acknowledged in his industry as a consistent top producer, including a two-year span as an Everest Award Winner.  He is recognized for his leadership roles in the real estate community, as he has served as the President of the Triangle Commercial Association of REALTORS (TCAR).


Gina Minton

Gina has been on the foundation board for five years. She is originally from Wilson, North Carolina and has lived in Raleigh since 1986. Gina has three children, all three live in Raleigh and two grandchildren. Her hobbies include running, tennis, pickle ball and golf. She also coaches the tennis team at St. Mary’s High School and works at Fleet Feet.

Robby Brinley

Ward Minton


Elizabeth Riddick

Elizabeth lives in Raleigh with her husband Stephen and three young children. She is the National Vice President of Sales for Toll Brothers where she supports their selling efforts company-wide. She is an active member of her church and enjoys art, exercise and spending time with her family. 





Executive Director

  • Casey Humble, Executive Director
  • Dr. Beth Galla, Medical Director
  • Samantha Phillips, Clinical Director
  • Melodie Wilcox, Program Director
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