Staff and Council

The synerG Council is a group of around twenty Greensboro young professionals who meet regularly to provide oversight and direction for the efforts of synerG. The Council members have a particular interest in the attracting, engaging and connecting young professionals to Greensboro through synerG’s various leadership, community engagement and networking efforts.

synerG is staffed by Action Greensboro’s Sarah McGuire. For questions, contact Sarah at or 336.387.8350 or any of the synerG Council members below.

Rachel Amelkin

Sales Manager Hampton Inn and Suites Greensboro Coliseum Area

Lindsay Burkart

Project Manager, UNCG Housing and Residence Life

Carlee Dempsey

Account Executive, Wildfire Ideas

Zac Engle

VF Jeanswear, S&OP Manager

Christine Gillies

Marketing Assistant, Triad Goodwill

Amber Graning

Procurement Contract Admin, Lincoln Financial Group

Jeff Lail

Syngenta, Data Analyst

Nkosi LaRoche

Syngenta - IT Service Manager

Adam J. Marshall

Attorney, Black, Slaughter & Black, P.A.

Lindsey Martin

UNCG Career Services Center - Employer Relations Program Coordinator

Ebony McClinton

Lincoln Financial Group - Training Consultant

Sarah McGuire

Director of synerG, Action Greensboro

Sagar Mishra

Strategic Director, Code for Greensboro

Alex Pappas

Volvo/Mack Trucks- Marketing & Communications Specialist

Erin Pearsall

Okin Dewert, After Sales Service Manager

Mary Lesa Pegg

Graduate Recruitment Specialist, Bryan School of Business and Economics at UNCG

Julia Roach

Director of Operations, Downtown Greensboro, Inc.

Jose A Sandoval

Customer Support Manager, American National Bank and Trust

Lauren Saul

Admissions and Operations at High Point University

Nick Scarci

NC Realtors - Local Government Affairs

Kiley Schiffman

Photgrapher, Digital Marketer, Web Designer

Adam Spivey

Partner, Rossabi Law Partners

Heavenly Walker

Member Engagement Specialist, Chamber of Commerce

Renee Wilson

1618 Seafood Grille

Alex Zaleski

Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department, Volunteer Coordinator