Noël McLaughlin

Director of Marketing and Communications

(919) 256-6901


Noël directs communications, PR and marketing for NCCF. She joined the Foundation in 2008 after five years as a public relations consultant. She has 20 years of corporate experience and served as group vice president and manager of the corporate communications department for a national financial institution. She is co-founder of the Mountain Times in Boone. She graduated cum laude from Appalachian State University with a degree in English and has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has won numerous awards, including international honors for an NCCF annual report. She serves on the board of advisors for Wildacres/Friday Fellows Leadership Initiative and has served on many other boards, including the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Raleigh Alumni Association, NC Center for Nonprofits, Kids Voting-Wake County and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. She was a charter member of the Wake County Women’s Giving Network. She enjoys travel, art, hiking, reading and spending time with her family.

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