YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina

YMCA Announces New Board Leadership for 2019-2021 Term

Published 02.07.19


The YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina is pleased to announce the election of Jim Hundley as the chair of the nonprofit’s Board of Directors. Hundley succeeds Walker Rudd, and will serve a two-year term, ending in 2021.  Russell Herring was elected Vice-Chair and Corby Johnson will continue to serve as Secretary/Treasurer for the board.

Jim Hundley, Board Chair

Hundley, EVP and Director of Preconstruction at Thomas Construction Group, will provide leadership to the Y’s Board of Directors, setting strategic direction and policy to support the Y’s work in the greater Wilmington Community. A resident of Wilmington, Hundley was appointed to the Y’s board in 2012. He served as vice-chair of the board, and was a member of the Long Range Planning Committee. Additionally, Hundley is affiliated with the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, the Charleston Chamber of Commerce, and the Port Waterway and Beach Commission.

Russell Herring, Vice-Chair

Herring, CEO of AssistedCare At Home, was elected vice-chair of the Y’s Board of Directors. Herring was appointed to the board in 2014, and has also served as chairman for the Y’s Capital Campaign Committee.

Corby Johnson, Treasurer & Secretary

Johnson has served on the Y Board since 2013. As Finance Committee Chair, his guidance and perspective proves to be a valuable asset to Y staff and committee volunteers. Since retiring after 34 years as a supervisor for the NC Office of the State Auditor, Corby accepted the position of Interim Chief Audit Officer at UNCW. In addition to being on the YMCA of SENC Board of Directors since 2013, he volunteers his time with the Central NC Food Bank and Boy Scouts of America.

Walker Rudd, Past-Chair 

Walker Rudd, of Rudd Rentals, LLC stepped down as Board Chair in January. He has been on the Y Board since 2011. As chair he saw this organization through the 2710 Market Street Rennovation Project and worked toward the development of the Midtown YMCA. As Board Chair, his untiring effort, inspiration and positive attitude will be long remembered. Walker will continue as a member of the Board for 2 years.