The Fund for Excellence was founded in 1988 to enhance the educational experience in the Hamilton County public schools by providing support in the form of fundraising opportunities, scholarships, recognition awards, and other charitable means. The Fund for Excellence is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Daily operations of the Fund for Excellence are managed by staff members Executive Director, Kris Humber and Beverly Conway.
Board of Directors
President: Sharon Vandagriff --Retired Educator
Vice-President: Lebron Sterchi -- Retired Educator
Secretary/Treasurer: Sandy Chambers --Pinnacle Financial Partners
Immediate Past President: Sonja Millard-- Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
At-Large: Sherrie Ford-- Hamilton County Department of Education
Kathie Fulgham -- Public Relations & Marketing Consultant
Wayne Brown --Hamilton County Council of PTA's President*
Tim Hixson -- Hamilton County Emergency Services
Dan Liner -- Hamilton County Education Association President*
Mike Reed -- Business Consultant
Hamilton County Board of Education Chairman*
Hamilton County Schools Superintendent*
* ex officio