Megan Lynch Ellis

Regional Director of Development, Northwest and West

828-355-4306

Bio

PO Box 524
Boone, NC  28607
Phone: 828-355-4306
Fax: 919-827-0749

Megan Lynch Ellis is responsible for development in 18 counties that make up the western and northwestern regions of the state. Her work is to identify and cultivate donors throughout the region by developing relationships with professional advisors, individuals, businesses, other foundations and nonprofit organizations, with a goal of building and growing charitable assets, primarily endowment funds. Prior to joining NCCF in 2013, Megan was major gifts and special events coordinator for Appalachian Regional Healthcare System. She is the current board president of Beanstalk Community Theatre, former president of the board of directors of the Children’s Playhouse in Boone, former board member of the Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge and former treasurer of the board for the Cancer Resource Alliance of the Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center. Megan attended the University of South Carolina and Temple University, where she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English. She also has earned a certificate in nonprofit management from Duke University. 

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